Arrests can be made by throwing soup at someone’s face. Amanda Nicole Martinez just learned this lesson.
Martinez complained to Temple’s restaurant on November 7 that Martinez’s Menudo soup was too hot for the top of her take-out containers.
Janelle “Nelly”Broland was the manager in charge who answered the call.
“Of course, I offered her refunds and was trying to get her a replacement meal or something completely different if she wasn’t in the mood for soup anymore,”She said. “But she continued to yell.”
Martinez was seen returning to the restaurant as per the surveillance video and displaying the melted lid.
“She still continued to yell, make a scene, and curse with families and children around,”Broland added. “That’s when I said, ‘Calm down or leave. Or I’m going to be calling the police.'”
“I said, ‘Ma’am, I can still help you and get you something. I just ask that you don’t yell and cuss at me.’ That’s the moment she threw it at me.”
Broland said that the soup was now cold, but it was still very painful.
“My eyes were stinging so bad, they were burning,”She pointed out. “The spices were all in the inside of my nose and caused me to have a nose bleed.”
Amanda Martinez, 33 years old was arrested on Wednesday. According to the Bell County Sheriff’s Department. Martinez was charged with a Class-A misdemeanor, assault leading to bodily injury. Her bail was set at $5,000.
Martinez could face up to one year in prison and a maximum $4,000.