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Key West food runner accused of urinating on waitress from bar balcony

Orion Breese Jones
Orion Breese Jones Monroe County Sheriff’s Office

In the classic comedy "Airplane!," the character Ted Striker knew he had a drinking problem when he was no longer able to get liquid to his mouth.

Key West food runner Orion B. Jones' moment of clarity came after he urinated on a waitress from a night-club balcony early Saturday morning.

Jones, 20, was arrested after a foot chase on Duval Street, where he was stun-gunned twice before Key West police officers were able to cuff him.

Around 2:20 a.m., the officers were called to the Crows Nest, one of eight bars in the Rick's and Durty Harry's nightclub on Duval. The waitress was talking with a customer when she began feeling something wet on her body, Officer Curtis Richardson wrote in his report.

The waitress first thought it was raining until a colleague pointed to Jones and said "he is peeing on you."

Nightclub security was called and bouncers chased Jones throughout the complex. When cops arrived, the bouncers and Jones were fighting on the ground.

Security staff released Jones, who took off running southbound down Duval. When two officers caught him, Richardson wrote, "a large unruly crown began to form. Jones was then able to be placed in handcuffs."

Once in the Monroe County jail in Key West, Jones told police of "his desire to seek help for his alcohol problem."

Jones is charged with disorderly intoxication and resisting arrest. It's not clear why he wasn't also charged with underage drinking. Police spokeswoman Alyson Crean said the charges are preliminary and could change.

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