'Vulgar' Man Throws Fit After Asking Waitress Out, Cops Say

Hopatcong resident also charged with shoplifting after allegedly stealing $3.99 lip balm.

A Hopatcong man was charged with harassment and criminal mischief after police said he allegedly yelled at Joey's Pizza customers, dumped salt and pepper on a table, threw napkins and flushed a men's room toilet more than 20 times all after vulgarly asking a waitress on a date.

Twenty-four-year-old Mohamed Chaudhary was charged with criminal mischief, harassment, shoplifting and disorderly conduct.

Officers responded to Joey's Pizza, in the Rite Aid plaza, after Chaudhary had left the store, according to a release prepared by Lt. Thomas Kmetz. Employees of the pizzeria told police that Chaudhary was being vulgar while asking a waitress repeatedly to go on a date with him and even yelled at other customers and cursed about the restaurant's food, Kmetz said.

Chaudhary also allegedly yelled at another employee who asked him to stop hitting on the waitress, dumped salt and pepper all over the table and floors and threw napkins in the restaurant. He then allegedly went into the men's restroom and clogged a toilet with toilet paper after flushing the toilet more than 20 times.

Chaudhary was found by police inside Rite Aid with a lip balm and allegedly put the lip balm in his pocket. When an officer approached him inside the store, Chaudhary allegedly put the lip balm back from where it was taken.

Chaudhary was arrested and transported to the Hopatcong police station. He was later released and told by police not to enter Joey's Pizza. If he does return, Kmetz said, he will be charged with trespassing.

For questions on this report, email ariana.cohn-sheehan@patch.com

Nucky Thompson January 23, 2013 at 09:33 PM
This is wrong on so many levels.
Alice Jameson January 23, 2013 at 10:26 PM
Can’t imagine why the waitress turned Prince Charming down.
Rich Smith January 24, 2013 at 04:02 AM
Sounds like a dangerous loose cannon. Joe’s, keep your eyes open and phone handy. Wish the cops could have done more than let him go. Too many nuts like this running around.
tliberty January 24, 2013 at 12:25 PM
Gee, I wonder if he has any guns?????
STATE PARK January 24, 2013 at 12:58 PM
He must have been a knockout to get turned down LMAO
Frazure January 24, 2013 at 01:23 PM
First of all, where to you come up with a name such as Mohamed Chaudhary?? Secondly, was the idiot officially charged with harassment and criminal mischief? There better be some consequences handed out to this moron. Sounds like Mo needs a job or some volunteer work to occupy this apparent excessive free time.
Roseanne Marie S. January 24, 2013 at 01:53 PM
Is he the same guy that pretended he was a cop to 2 girls last year?
tliberty January 24, 2013 at 02:35 PM
That's my point. Idiots like this have an episode like that, then go get a weapon and kill inoccent people because they can't handle rejection and have no self control.....Keep him in jail until he has a phsyc exam done!!!!!!
Chupacabra 73 January 24, 2013 at 07:29 PM
Yep this is the same guy, he lives on my block and won't stop harrassing my other neighbor who is a good family man. Last week he tried gaing access to his home, when we've both told him we don't want him near our property.
Josh Rohling January 24, 2013 at 07:44 PM
He actually had gun privileges, however, they were suspended last year for pretending he was a cop to two girls in the middle of the night.
Devin s. January 24, 2013 at 09:00 PM
@frazer, step outside of your ignorant white America for a second. Mohamed Chaudhary are some of the most common first and last names on the planet. While this does NOT excuse his actions, nothing excuses racism.
Class of 96 January 24, 2013 at 10:26 PM
So when do the comments start about how he had a rough childhood? You don't know him... Don't judge him... He's addicted to drugs... His mom was a tramp....hid dad beat him.... Bla bla bla . he is really a good guy. He is just having a hard time in life. Seems like every time there is a story like this, some other idiot writes in defending the dirt bag!
jazzman January 24, 2013 at 10:30 PM
I really dont think the 2nd amendment will apply to foreign invaders
Roseanne Marie S. January 25, 2013 at 11:30 AM
I thought he was the same guy. I stopped walking my dog past his house after 6pm without my husband because of his tendency to think he is the neighborhood watch. One night while walking my dog past his house he started saying who is that. I didn't answer him because I thought he was talking to a guy that was standing outside across the street. I guess he really wanted to know who I was cause before I knew it he went inside and came right back out with a flashlight, which he proceeded to shine in my face. He kept asking me who I was , so I said I was nobody walking my dog. He then started asking me what i was doing walking my dog so late at night. So I asked him who are you a cop? The next day I was out talking to a neighbor and he walks right up to us and starts talking like nothing happened. I recognized his voice and I asked him why he did that to me and he goes it wasn't me, it was my little brother. I told him no it was you and you can't interrogate people like that, your not an officer. About 2 weeks later I heard what happened with those 2 girls and I knew it was him. Something has to be done about him before he really hurts someone.
Chupacabra 73 January 25, 2013 at 01:17 PM
This guy is a real dirt bag, we've caught him doing all sorts of crap around the neighborhood and all the cops tell us is, keep an eye on him and call us if he gets out of line. You figured impersonating a police officer is an offense that would carry some time. Gotta love the laws of the PRNJ, can't wait to leave.
Chupacabra 73 January 25, 2013 at 01:18 PM
I'm with you Jazzman. They come here to take advantage of our lenient laws because back where they come from they can lose hand for stunts like this.
Chupacabra 73 January 25, 2013 at 04:40 PM
Hey Roseanne, its actually 3 brothers, the oldest is always working, the middle one, (subject) of this post and they have a younger brother, about 5 or something. I'm sure it was him with the flashlight. The oldest brothers look alike, but then again all those people look alike to me.
george January 25, 2013 at 05:42 PM
what street does this guy live on..so i know to tell my daughter to stay away
jazzman January 26, 2013 at 12:12 AM
Im only guessing Jefferson Tr num?...aint the a slap in the face of the constitution...to which Im issuing from this day forth a total and complete immunity from proscution to anyone who runs into this guy thats not including the MV
Phantom January 26, 2013 at 03:37 AM
Hopatcong is going to become a town of zombies. Article from Jan 23 says man noticed motion might go off around 1 something am, didn't think anything of it cuz he thought it was an animal til he saw surveillance footage of a suspicious man going through his truck. Police say if you hear a noise or lights come on always get up and check it out. Not for nothing but if residents got up out of bed for every little thing we'd never get any sleep. We're all gonna be zombies forcing ourselves awake to watch over and protect our homes, possessions & families from the likes of people like Mo. Not for nothing but everytime I read an article on The Patch about someone being arrested for burglary, criminal mischief, drugs, whatever - they are always processed & released. Wonder why we can't keep them locked up & off the streets.
My Loe July 11, 2013 at 04:11 PM
He's a creep. Said he was a security officer, and Hopatcong Police work WITH HIM to 'stop crime in Hopatcong" theres something wrong with him


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