A Colorado idiot threatened to shoot employees and blow up a Best Buy after the store screwed up his Modern Warfare 3 preorder.
Call of Duty really seems to bring out the Einsteins, doesn’t it? First we had the criminal mastermind who was picked up at a midnight launch event after a botched robbery attempt and now comes the sordid tale of Lomorin Sar, a 31-year-old man from Colorado who was mightily disappointed when he learned that his local Best Buy had screwed up his Modern Warfare 3 preorder.
When it turned out that the store didn’t have his game, Sar became “irate,” according to the manager, and instead of angling for a gift card or a free upgrade to the Hardened Edition, he started asking employees what time they were done work – so he could shoot them in the parking lot as they left. Then, for good measure, he threatened to blow up the whole damn store.
Fearful employees, unable to determine whether Sar was a lunatic or just a kook, called police, who pulled him over as he drove away from the store and charged him with disorderly conduct. “Investigating officers issued a criminal summons to a man who threatened to carry out his own version of Modern Warfare at the electronics store,” Detective Bob Friel told the Aurora Sentinel. “Fortunately, this situation did not end in violence.”
And why didn’t this guy just pop over to another Best Buy to pick up his game if he was so desperate to get it that night? Apparently he’s a bit of a known hothead; 9News.com said he’s had at least a half-dozen previous run-ins with police over traffic violations.