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Florida Couple Brings WWII Grenade To Taco Bell Because What Else Would A Florida Couple Do?

As a person who enjoys alcohol from time to time, I can agree with the idea that sometimes the need for a Chalupa trumps the need for safety. Have I walked through a drive-thru in a beer-stained bridesmaid dress at 2am? Perhaps. Who among us hasn’t done something along those lines?

But this Taco Bell story is dangerous in a slightly different way.. less alcohol linked, more Florida related.

According to the Miami Herald:

A couple fishing for precious metals in a Central Florida river found a WWII-era hand grenade — and brought it to Taco Bell before calling 911, according to police.

The couple spoke to dispatchers just after 5 p.m. Saturday from a Taco Bell on East Silver Springs Boulevard in Ocala, where they had gone with the grenade in the trunk after fishing it up with a magnet from the Ocklawaha River, police said in a Facebook post.

A police report said the couple, both 35, had the device in a five-gallon bucket filled with other scrap in the back of their Toyota Camry — and the woman said it was “recognized to be a hand grenade” by her boyfriend, the Ocala StarBanner reports.

There seems to be a lot of this sort of thing going around lately…

And thankfully in both of those cases everything worked out alright.

If you want to hear more about the Taco Bell grenade and/or any of the following topics, check out today’s episode of ZeroBlog30:

Round 1: They’ve got a lotta sole, but boots in the Navy are really messing things up.

Round 2: The government shutdown is over, foreverrrr! Er, at least the next three weeks!

Round 3: Cheese gordito crunch wrap supreme with a side of WWII bomb, por favor!

Round 4: The story of the most decorated soldier in military history, Audie Murphy, and why he’s back in the spotlight this month.

Round 5: We often hear about the suicide rate among the veteran community, but the numbers from active duty Marines are also alarming & have hit a 10 year high.