Travis Jordan, Florida man pulls out machete after karaoke request to sing another song is denied at Cape Canaveral, Brevard County venue.
‘I just want more fun…’ A Florida man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly pulling out a concealed machete at a bar after his request to sing another karaoke song was denied, authorities said.
Travis Jordan, 39, of Brevard County was charged with breach of peace-disorderly conduct in connection with the incident that unfolded just before 2 p.m. Sunday at Kennedy’s Lamp Post Tavern in Cape Canaveral, the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office stated in a Facebook release.
Jordan is accused of pulling out an 18-inch machete when an employee told him he couldn’t sing another karaoke song, according to an arrest affidavit cited by WKMG.
‘Apparently our friend Mr. Jordan here, didn’t fully understand the rules of karaoke, as when the stage lights turned off, he tried to force them back on by pulling out a machete he had concealed on him, and demanding to do an encore!!’ the sheriff’s office said.
An employee at the karaoke bar convinced Jordan to peacefully hand over the machete, according to the affidavit. Responding deputies said they found Jordan with bloodshot and glassy eyes, smelling of alcohol and having difficulty standing.
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Jordan, who appeared ‘extremely intoxicated,’ told deputies that he keeps the machete on him ‘because he always needs to stay alert,’ according to the sheriff’s office.
‘Unfortunately, Jordan’s actions didn’t earn him another song on stage, but they did win him a trip to ‘Ivey’s Iron Bar Lodge’ where every night is open mic night and he can sing any song he wants all night long!!’ the sheriff’s office stated on Facebook.