News: My buddy Doug Berman has already blogged about this interesting story involving YouTube and criminal sentencing. Two teenagers in Florida pulled a “fire in the hole” prank at a Taco Bell. Basically, the kids went through the drive-thru and then, before leaving, threw a soda at the employee through the window, yelling “fire in the hole.” The boys captured the prank on video and posted it on YouTube.
Well, the Taco Bell employee did some great detective work on YouTube and then located the boys on MySpace and then called their mothers. According to the news report, “as part of their sentence, the teens had to write, film, and post their video apology on YouTube, as well as pay $30 to clean the restaurant and serve 100 hours of community service.”
The Taco Bell employee said that she wants a face-to-face apology, however.
Here’s the apology: