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No Jail In Cinnabon Roll Rage Case

Man vandalized Wendy's over lack of frosted treat

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Cinnabon Vandal

FEBRUARY 8--The Florida Man who threw a large rock through the window of a Wendy’s after discovering that the fast food joint was no longer selling Cinnabon rolls has been convicted of two criminal charges, but has been spared jail, according to court records.

In a deal with prosecutors, Dustin Tyrrell, 21, pleaded no contest to criminal mischief and throwing a missile into an occupied building. While the felonies carried a combined statutory maximum of 20 years in prison, Tyrrell was sentenced to four years probation during a January 28 Circuit Court hearing.

Tyrrell, seen above, was also ordered to stay away from a Wendy’s in Key West and have no contact with the restaurant’s owner or his family. Additionally, Tyrrell must pay more than $4300 in restitution for damages caused to the eatery.

As detailed in an arrest report, Tyrrell was collared outside the Wendy’s on Duval Street, the main drag in Key West. A witness told cops she saw Tyrrell repeatedly throw a rock at the window until it passed through the glass into the crowded restaurant.

When a passerby asked why he targeted Wendy’s, Tyrrell reportedly replied, “They don’t sell Cinnabons anymore!”

Police collected the “grapefruit sized rock” thrown by Tyrrell and “entered into evidence.”

Tyrrell had been free on $15,000 bond following his July 2019 arrest, but his bond was revoked following an October 2020 bust for allegedly punching his father in the face. (3 pages)