Man Charged with Wielding Gun at Starbucks for Cream Cheese Appears in Court – .

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Man Charged with Wielding Gun at Starbucks for Cream Cheese Appears in Court – .


MIAMI GARDENS, Floride –A man appeared before a judge on Friday, two days after being accused of threatening Starbucks employees with a gun on cream cheese.

“This is not correct,” Omar Wright, 38, told court after a judge read details of his arrest report.

One of the Starbucks workers who was reportedly threatened was the daughter of Miami Gardens Police Chief Delma Noel-Pratt, who spoke exclusively about the incident with Local 10 News on Thursday.

Investigators said surveillance cameras showed Wright brandishing a gun inside the Miami Gardens cafe on Wednesday, without necessarily pointing him at anyone.

According to an arrest report, Wright is accused of saying, “I hate b ****** like you and you don’t know who you are with f ****** I’m from Carol City . ”

“This is not correct,” says man accused of brandishing a gun at Starbucks

Mr. Wright’s demands for cream cheese, while he was armed with a gun, caused a well-founded fear in the victim leading him to believe that if she had not given him the cream cheese, whether he paid for it or not, his life was in danger, ”said the arrest report.

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Wright, who lives in Miami Gardens, said in court that he was allowed to carry a weapon. He has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and has $ 10,000 bail.

The judge ordered him to stay away from the victim and this Starbucks.

Local 10 News stopped by Wright’s home on Friday afternoon. His parents are devastated by the charges against their son.

“He is very kind, helpful and very responsible,” his mother said.

“Everything he did was really stupid and embarrassing,” the father added.

Wright was arrested Thursday after another Starbucks employee wrote down part of his car’s license plate number, and a camera linked to the city’s Real-Time Crime Center located him.

Chief Noel-Pratt says this case shows how anyone can be affected by gun violence.

“These things can happen even to me,” she said.

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