Man Charged With Threatening To Bomb Place Says He Was Talking About Pooping

Arthur Posey told police he wasn't making a bomb threat but just saying he was going to use the restroom

New Orleans, LA – A man accused of threatening to blow up a restaurant told police he was just making a reference to using the restroom.

Arthur Posey, 30, faces charges in connection to a bomb threat made at Willie’s Chicken Shack when police didn’t buy his story that he was talking about a bowel movement, according to the arrest warrant.

He was charged with two counts of communicating of false information of planned arson, according to The Times-Picayune.

Police were called the restaurant and told about a bomb threat, according to The Times-Picayune. A police officer questioned Posey at a nearby restaurant that Posey had entered.

Posey told police he told an employee at Willie’s Chicken Shack that he was going to “blow the bathroom up,” in reference to a bowel movement.

However, the Willie’s Chicken Shack employee told police that Posey never said anything about using the restroom, according to The Times-Picayune.

The arrest warrant stated the restaurant’s manager said that Posey came in and approached the food preparation area and asked what time the restaurant closed, according to The Times-Picayune.

The employee told Posey that she didn’t know what time the restaurant closed.

Posey responded by saying, “Y’all about to close right now because I’m going to get a bomb and blow this place up,” according to The Times-Picayune.

Another Willie’s Chicken Shack employee told police that she heard Posey say he was going to get a bomb and put it under the middle table of the restaurant closest to the front door.

The restaurant reported the bomb threat at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

The restaurant manager said she took the bomb threat very seriously.

Orleans Parish Magistrate Judge Harry Cantrell appointed a public defender to represent Posey and also scheduled a mental competency hearing for Posey on Nov. 29.

Comments (10)
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LEO0301
LEO0301

If in fact this guy was just planning to use the restroom it's another reason why blacks should try communicating by using the English language properly. It would help avoid the confusion and certainly prevent spending time in jail or a mental health clinic.

FuzzBall44
FuzzBall44

Maybe he was pissed that they don’t serve waffles with their chicken. And who works at a place without knowing when they close??

gennette
gennette

My son says this all the time and he is talking about using the bathroom and NO we're not black. Stop taking it as a racist thing

MajScallywag
MajScallywag

I think the poop is just a ruse.

THEDUKE
THEDUKE

"Arthur Posey, 30, faces charges in connection to a bomb threat made at Willie’s Chicken Shack when police didn’t buy his story that he was talking about a bowel movement"

Willie's Chicken Shack's new ad campaign is attributed to their success --"Willie's Chicken Shack -- Our chicken blows it out of the water !! "