A St Petersburg woman was arrested on Monday for urinating, spitting and sticking her snot-covered fingers into ice cream at Lulu's Ice Cream in Indian Shores, Florida. According to the arrest affidavit, 66-year-old Jung Soon Wypcha who is a Florida convenience store worker urinated in an ice cream churning machine at a neighbouring shop. Police arrested the woman after the incident was caught on video. She ruined her rival's business costing them an estimated USD 2,000 worth of ice cream. The incident comes amidst recent Blue Bell Ice Cream trend that encourages people to spit in ice cream or frozen desserts at food marts. The food tampering has been heavily criticised on social media. Ice Cream Licking Trend Can Go Viral Literally! 5 Gross Diseases That Can Spread Through Food Tampering.
The footage captured on June 17 shows the woman running into Indian Shores Food Mart, which is next to the business she runs. According to the police, the woman goes running into the bathroom of Indian Shores Food Mart next door at least five times a day. And every time she leaves the door open and does not wash her hands. She is then seen going into the shop and sticking her fingers inside tubs of ice cream. Another video clip from later that day shows the woman picking her nose and then putting her hand in the product. According to her arrest affidavit, she even spat in the container. Blue Bell Ice Cream Licker Inspires Copycats As Multiple Disgusting Videos of Food Tampering Go Viral.
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On June 22, she was allegedly seen dumping her urine into a sink where ice cream utensils and bowls are washed. Paul Chiulli, who owns the ice cream joint, said that all the tainted treats had to be destroyed for public safety. The store had to close for four to five days. A local newspaper was quoted as saying, "I guess she wasn't liking that we were getting popular." Jung has been accused of two felonies, criminal mischief and tampering with consumer products.