Sunday, April 23, 2017

Georgia Man Skipped On $2K Bar Tab, Trump Says

Robert Heath (inset) drank nearly $2,000 worth of booze with no intention of paying, prosecutors say
It was a big, big bar tab. The biggest. Yuge. And Robert Heath had no intention of paying it, prosecutors say.

The 30-year-old tourist from Canton, Georgia, ran up the tab at the rooftop bar of President Donald Trump's Chicago hotel. Then, he tried to leave without paying, Trump's people say.

In legal form, Heath “knowing obtained control of alcoholic beverages having a total value of $1,838.90, intending to deprive Trump Tower Terrace permanently of the benefit of the property,” prosecutors said.

An accompanying police report alleges that Heath “consumed a large amount of alcohol and refused to pay his bill” and “knowingly ordered [the drinks] with intent” to not pay.

Heath had no cash when he was arrested, police said.

He is charged with felony theft of over $500.

A recent menu at The Terrace shows cocktail prices starting at $25; local beers for $12; and wines starting at about $20 per glass. The Donald also offers a $100 ice cream sundae; six “colossal shrimp” for $38 and a “pancetta, lobster & tomato” sandwich for just under $40.

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16 comments:

  1. Has the kitchen been inspected lately? Because if it's like Mara Lago, I would not eat anything.

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    1. You would starve if you knew the truth about most kitchens

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    2. And don't send your food back into the kitchen because it is not that warm. You do not want to know what they do to it while getting it warmer.

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  2. Hopefully, his cellmate will also be Yuuuge

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  3. Wow, and I thought the fifteen-dollar grilled cheese sandwich at that brunch place across from Stella's was ridiculous!

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    1. Now that's funny! how much better is a $15 grilled cheese than one I could make at home for a food cost of about 15 cents!!! Now what could be on the Donald's $100 ice cream sundae- fools gold?

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  4. The guy is from Georgia so he likely voted for Trump. I think Trump should drop the charges and call it even.

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  5. Before letting a guy with mutton chops run up a $2,000 drink bill you might want to run a credit card, just sayin.

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  6. I thought Lil' Kim said you had to have 10 previous arrests for theft to get the felony charge??

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    1. Unless the stolen items total over $1,000

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  7. Don't weep for the Trump organization. I once put together a business dinner there. I was very specific about the budget, especially for the wine. I told them I wanted each guest to have up to two glasses of wine. I was told they sell by the bottle, which was fine. There were 12 guests. Four glasses per bottle. I chose $60 bottles. Even at six bottles, the wine bill should have been less than $400.

    The bill was closer to $2,000. As I did not attend the event, merely arranged and paid, I could not monitor consumption. I was told that whenever a glass was half empty, the server would refill, without asking. So at the end of the dinner, instead of leaving 12 empty wine glasses, the party left 12 full wine glasses. The Trump bar got what it deserves in this case.

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  8. This post from CWB seems out of place to me and the listing of some of the lounge's prices seems to be there to somehow make the lounge look too '1%-er'. Just saying.

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    1. Yes. You got us. We sat around all weekend wondering "how can we make Donald Trump look like a 1%-er" and we came up with this.

      ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    2. Wow. Even SLC would allow critical comments regarding the blogger to be posted. Not you people though.

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    3. ^^^^^^^^
      Look up, Dorothy! Look up!!!

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  9. How does one order drinks without opening a tab with a credit card??

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