Live Mas?: Off-duty officers allegedly smashed through Taco Bell doors after dispute over order

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Source: Charles County Sheriff''s Office

Apr. 7 2021, Updated 5:41 p.m. ET

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Two off-duty correctional officers were arrested for assaulting an employee and hitting several people as they crashed through the front doors of a Maryland Taco Bell.

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Tanesha Renea Williams, 25, was driving a sedan and ordered from the drive-thru, according to the Charles County Sheriff's Office. 

As she pulled up to the cashier, both Williams and the passenger in the vehicle, Diamond Shanay Johnson, 28, began arguing with the employee about their food order, according to the sheriff's office

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Both Williams and Johnson exited the car and allegedly assaulted the employee at the window.

When they got back into the car, Williams drove to the front of the restaurant where several people were standing outside of the front doors. Police say she drove her car towards the group of people, backed up and then drove towards the group again.

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The vehicle struck and injured several people as she continued forward, crashing through the restaurant’s front doors, according to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. 

Several people were treated for injuries that did not appear life-threatening.

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After the assault, Williams backed her car out of the restaurant and fled the scene, despite the fact that the car was badly damaged, according to ABC News.

Williams has been charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, traffic violations and other related charges.

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Johnson was charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault and other related charges.

Williams and Johnson both work for Prince George's County Department of Corrections, according to ABC News. They were off-duty at the time of the incident.

Both suspects are being held at the Charles County Detention Center with no bond.


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