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Melodi Dushane Arrested for McNugget-Related Attack

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By Laura Strachan, Esq. on August 10, 2010 1:41 PM

Fast food is addicting. The salty fries, greasy burgers, and decadent shakes can cause some major cravings. For 25 year-old Melodi Dushane, her chicken McNugget attack takes craving to a whole new level. New Years Day footage from a Toledo, Ohio McDonalds shows the snack attack gone wrong. Dushane tried to order Chicken McNuggets during a time when McDonalds was only serving their breakfast menu. Not accepting defeat and settling for an egg McMuffin, Dushane got out of the car and hit the drive-thru employee in the mouth.

CBS further reports on the McNugget-related attack, "At that point, the manager comes over, Dushane swings a few more times, and the manager tries to pull her up through the window by her hair." And in her ultimate act of defiance, Dushane breaks the now shut drive-thru window with a bottle. Whether these antics were the result of a disappointing or all too celebratory New Years Eve is still up for speculation.

Police arrested Dushane later that day. Dushane has been sentenced to sixty days in prison for her acts of vandalism, and has also been ordered to pay McDonald's $1500 for damages stemming from her early morning tantrum, adds Chanel 4 News. Vandalism requires proof that the accused intentionally or willfully damaged or destroyed property not belonging to them. Although the surveillance video footage is entertaining for reasons unrelated to the law, it also served to seal the vandalism charge as proof of the incident.

Too bad there's no audio on the surveillance video that has become a YouTube hit. Melodi Dushane's mother blamed the McDonald's employees for allowing the situation to escalate. And in what may be the harshest punishment for Melodi Dushane, McNuggets have yet to be added to the McDonald's morning menu.

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