Kicker: A taco complaint


NICK EICHER, HOST: You can imagine some of the phone calls and some of the complaints that police departments receive every day. But Slidell, Louisiana’s finest received a really spicy one.

This one happened at the local Taco Bell. It wasn’t a robbery. It wasn’t even a fight.

No, this complaint had to do with the restaurant itself. A caller phoned police to complain that the Taco Bell had run out of both crispy and soft taco shells.

The police conceded this was truly a travesty, just not a crime. It’s not as though they were out of donuts, and the Slidell police have a good sense of humor about that, too. On social media, SPD said this of the tacoless Taco Bell, “Hopefully, they are replenished in time for Taco Tuesday!”

It’s The World and Everything in It.


(Photo/Creative Commons)

WORLD Radio transcripts are created on a rush deadline. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of WORLD Radio programming is the audio record.

Like this story?

To hear a lot more like it, subscribe to The World and Everything in It via iTunes, Overcast, Stitcher, or Pocket Casts.

iTunes

Free

Overcast

Free

Stitcher

Free

Pocket Casts

(Requires a fee)


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.