Police in Clearwater, Florida arrested 75-year-old Jean Merola because she wouldn't pull her car forward at a McDonald's drive-thru, despite being ordered to do so by an officer. She had ordered coffee and french fries and was waiting for them.
Merola said the McDonald's employees told her to wait there for her food.
Merola was handcuffed behind her back and put in the cruiser.
Another officer arrived and took her to the Pinellas County Jail.
Merola said she was searched, photographed and fingerprinted.
You’d be forgiven for thinking the videocassette format long-dead, but it turns out that Betamax is still around. Sony is finally going to withdraw tapes from sale, bringing a 40-year story to an end. The last recorders were sold in 2002. ベータビデオカセットおよびマイクロMVカセットテープ出荷終了のお知らせ [Sony; via The Verge]
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