Man With Machete Accused of Starting Chase Over Potato Chips

Man With Machete Accused of Starting Chase Over Potato Chips

A Florida man who was recently released from prison has been arrested after he threatened a person with a machete over a $17 carton of potato chips and then led police on a chase.

A Bay County Sheriff's Office news release says a truck driver was delivering supplies to a Panama City Beach restaurant and noticed 26-year-old Dustin Odum taking the chips and handing them to 24-year-old Jasmine Elizabeth Mundy on Monday.

A plane made an emergency landing on a busy street in Clearwater and it was all caught on camera.

(Published Monday, Nov. 20, 2017)

News outlets report Odum produced the machete, threatened the victim and fled in a vehicle with Mundy after being confronted.

A police chase ensued, and two deputies were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Odum faces several charges including aggravated fleeing. Mundy, who was wanted on an arrest warrant, was charged with armed robbery.

It's unclear if they have lawyers.

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