Texas teen arrested for reportedly spitting into AriZona tea, putting bottle back on shelf

Posted at 10:46 AM, Jul 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-21 10:46:24-04

ODESSA, Texas – A Texas teen is behind bars after police said he reportedly opened a bottle of AriZona tea, spat into it and put it back on a store shelf, according to KOSA.

An affidavit states security footage caught the 15-year-old picking up the bottle, putting his mouth on it and putting it back. The teen reportedly told an asset protection manager he spit in the drink, saying he tried it but it was “gross.”

The teen was charged with tampering with a consumer product, a felony.

Related: Blue Bell responds to viral video of woman licking ice cream, returning it to freezer