Comerica Park Work Caught Spitting on Pizza Gets Probation
A former concession stand worker at Comerica Park who was seen spitting on a customer's pizza has been sentenced to probation.
Jaylon Juwan Kerley pleaded guilty to one count of felony food law violations one count of misdemeanor food law violations. Kerley will serve 18 months of probation and is ordered to continue receiving therapy and to attend anger management classes.
Kerley was seen spitting on a customer's pizza before putting sauce on it on September 21st. The video quickly went viral and Kerley was quickly fired. According to WDIV, Kerley tested negative for sexually-transmitted diseases, HIV, and any type of Hepatitis.
"The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office has been inundated with phone calls from the public since our announcement of charges in this case -- specifically inquiring whether the defendant has certain infectious diseases," Prosecutor Kym Worthy said. "We understand that concern and facilitated the expedited testing of the defendant. He, in turn, waived his privacy rights for us to release this information."
The Detroit Health Department is working with the food vendors at Comerica to ensure that all food service rules and protocols are followed.