Married couple arrested in Burger King food fight

A married couple were arrested after they assaulted Burger King employees Saturday, according to the Maricopa Police Department. 

Complaints over chicken nuggets at the drive-thru window reportedly turned to a physical attack inside the burger joint on North John Wayne Parkway. 

Police arrested 44-year-old Sheree N. Ross and 43-year-old Tavarus D. Ross after the couple allegedly hurled cups of soda and a glass pastry display case at employees, according to a probable cause statement obtained by InMaricopa. 

Police said 29-year-old Briana Ross was also involved in the attack but was later released. 

Cops responded to Burger King around 4 p.m. to find the family had already fled the scene. Officers found a “breathless” employee lying on the floor, surrounded by spilled food and damaged items from inside the restaurant. 

Workers told police Sheree Ross was angry she had to wait in line at the drive-thru, and that she argued about the number of chicken nuggets in her value pack. 

Staff saw Sheree Ross throw a cup of liquid at an employee through the drive-thru window. The employee reportedly threw the cup back at her, prompting the family to enter the restaurant. 

Cops say Sheree Ross went on an anger-fueled rampage, throwing glass display cases and ordering workers to come out from behind the service counter and fight her.  

Tavarus Ross allegedly tried to fight a female employee before hurling a glass cookie display case at another employee who was under age 18. The juvenile sustained an injury to his hand. 

Half an hour later, cops found Sheree and Briana Ross inside their car where Sheree Ross admitted to the assault. She told the officers she was heated in the moment.  

Tavarus Ross who was arrested at his workplace about an hour later, police said. He was less willing to admit wrongdoing. 

Sheree Ross was booked into Pinal County jail on charges of criminal damage and disorderly conduct. She faces 10 months in jail. 

Tavarus Ross was booked into Pinal County jail on charges of disorderly conduct, criminal damage and aggravated assault using a dangerous instrument. He faces more than three years in prison. 

Briana Ross was released with a criminal citation, police said. 

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  1. Absolutely disgusting people, it’s sick of them harassing and fighting workers over something ridiculous like that, especially when those workers are minors. I hope the judge in this case throws the book at them both and gives them both maximum sentences for the charges they’re facing.