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Deputy suspended over botched fast food order

A Polk County deputy was so upset at a botched cheeseburger order at Burger King that he was suspended, reports.

Deputy Jason Platt, 31, demanded to see Burger King workers' drivers' licenses and tried to get a Lakeland cop, a personal friend, involved in the dispute over his wife's order. (The friend refused.)

"I find it disturbing that a deputy sheriff would tarnish the image of the Polk County Sheriff's Office by getting involved in a dispute over a cheeseburger order at Burger King," a sheriff's captain wrote in a memo included in the investigation report.

Posted by Times Editor at 6:31:47 am on May 15, 2011