Month: May 2021

Restaurant manager calls for help when two women refuse to pay: Lyndhurst Police Blotter

LYNDHURST, Ohio Customer Issue: Cedar Road At 11:40 a.m. on May 23, police were called to the Cheesecake Factory, 24265 Cedar Road, in Legacy Village. The restaurant manager reported two customers refusing to pay their food and drink bill. The restaurant waived the food portion of the bill, leaving customers — the Cleveland Heights women, […]

Police arrest south Delhi restaurant manager and 3 others for black market oxygen concentrators

Delhi police said on Thursday they had seized the largest number of oxygen concentrators in the city so far after raiding a restaurant in South Delhi’s Lodhi settlement on Wednesday. Four men have been arrested at Nege Ju restaurant and bar after police found 419 oxygen concentrators in the restaurant as well as a warehouse […]

Black man enslaved by restaurant manager owes $546,000

A restaurant manager who is serving a prison sentence for effectively enslaving a black man with an intellectual disability should pay $546,000 in restitution, a court has ruled. Bobby Paul Edwards is already serving a 10-year sentence for forcing John Christopher Smith to work 100-hour unpaid weeks under abusive conditions at a South Carolina restaurant, […]

Restaurant manager who forced black man to work without pay owes him more than $500,000 in restitution, court rules

But that initial amount was too low, an appeals court ruled in April. The man should have received more than double that amount – closer to $546,000 – from the director to account for federal labor laws, according to judgment. John Christopher Smith was forced to work in a cafeteria in Conway without pay for […]

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