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USA: Missouri man arrested for licking items at Walmart to mock coronavirus fears

Cody Lee Pfister, 26, posted a video on social media of himself licking deodorants at a Warrenton Walmart. He’s been charged with terrorist threats.
A 26-year-old Missouri man seen in a social media video licking items at a Walmart to mock fears of the coronavirus pandemic was arrested and charged with terrorist threats.

Cody Lee Pfister posted a video of himself licking deodorants at the Warrenton store on March 11, according to court documents. As he wiped his tongue across the packages he asked, “Who’s scared of coronavirus,” according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Pfister was arrested on Monday.

The City of Warrenton Police Department in a Facebook post that said it received calls from local residents as well as people overseas in the Netherlands, Ireland and the United Kingdom to report the video.

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