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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