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Drunk Couple Who Were Denied Pizza Try To Light Restaurant On Fire

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So hangry

Getting between some drunk people and their pizza craving can be dangerous business.

That’s the lesson that employees at the Whirled Pies pizza shop in Eugene, Or., learned Monday night, when two hangry drunks tried to burn the place down after being denied a pie.

Matthew Bossard, 32, and Leticia Kagele, 36, were not pleased when employees determined that they were too intoxicated to be served a slice. The employees got the duo out of the restaurant and locked the door behind them, but allegedly Bossard and Kagele couldn’t take no for an answer. They started pounding on the door and eventually smashed through the glass.

That’s when the employees made the smart choice to call the cops.

After breaking into the restaurant, instead of heading straight for the nearest pie, Bossard and Kagele allegedly tried to MacGuyver a molotov cocktail using the curtains from the smashed window as a wick that they shoved into the jar of homemade moonshine that they were carrying. Police said the liquid was ignited and thrown into the restaurant, according to KPTV.

Officers arrived and arrested both suspects. Bossard is charged with arson, burglary and criminal mischief, and Kagele is facing charges of arson and burglary.

After the couple faces their day in court, maybe they should consider moving to Indiana.

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