A recently released video capturing a shocking incident at a Jack in the Box drive-thru in Houston has shocked the community. The altercation reportedly erupted over missing curly fries, resulting in a Jack in the Box employee firing shots at a customer and his family.
According to the lawsuit filed by Houston attorney Randall Kallinen, Anthony Ramos and his family had ordered a combo meal at the Jack in the Box restaurant near Bush Intercontinental Airport in March 2021. Ramos, accompanied by his pregnant wife and six-year-old daughter, had stopped at the drive-thru after picking them up from the airport. However, an argument ensued when their order needed to include the curly fries they had paid for.
A video captures the altercation between the employee, Alonniea Fantasia Ford, and Ramos. In the video, Ford is seen becoming increasingly disturbed. She throws condiments and ice at the vehicle before reaching for a gun and firing at least two shots at the family.
The Ramos family promptly filed a lawsuit against Jack in the Box, citing negligence for failing to provide a safe environment for customers. Attorney Randall Kallinen emphasizes the importance of background checks to prevent such incidents from occurring in the future. The lawsuit seeks a minimum of $250,000 in damages.
Jack in the Box denied all allegations and claimed they had no control over and were not legally responsible for the actions of third-party individuals like Ford.
Alonniea Fantasia Ford, the employee involved in the incident, initially faced charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. However, she eventually pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of deadly conduct. Ford received a one-year deferred adjudication sentence, which she completed in June.