Man Finds WWII-Era Hand Grenade, Immediately Drives It To Local Taco Bell

Jena Greene | Reporter

Hear me out on this one: a man found World War II-era grenade while he was fishing, then drove to Taco Bell for a quick bite before alerting authorities.

And you’ll never guess which state this happened in. (RELATED: Man Who Carried Alligator Into Liquor Store While Blackout Drunk SPEAKS OUT)

If you guessed Florida, you’d be right on the money.

A man in Ocala, Florida, found the hand grenade out on a magnet fishing expedition on Saturday afternoon. He picked it up, intended to report it eventually, but decided to take it to his local Taco Bell first for reasons unknown. Although we’re assuming those reasons had something to do with him being hungry.

Upon his arrival, it was made clear that the man was in possession of a hand grenade and authorities were immediately called. The entire establishment was evacuated until around 6:45 p.m. that night.

Fortunately, nobody was harmed, but cops did officially find the device to be “an authentic WWII hand grenade.”

Moral of the story here? Police > Taco Bell.

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