Man Threatens To Blow Up Store When Video Game Not In Stock

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– Employees at a Best Buy in Aurora said a man threatened to blow up the store after he learned a video game he had pre-ordered was not in stock.

The man walked into the Best Buy just after midnight in the 3500 block of N. Salida Court near Interstate 70 and Tower Road.

“The last store I called was the Best Buy by my house and they said okay, we have three copies, two are on reserve and one is here available,” said Lomon Sar. “She charged the card, it was $108… She put my name on the box.”

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The Best Buy near I-70 and Tower Road in Aurora. (credit: CBS)

Police said Sar, 31, went to pick up a hardened copy of the “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3” he said he pre-ordered and paid for earlier in the day. When he arrived, it wasn’t there and he became irate and angry at the customer service desk.

“He says what’s your name and starts typing in my name and he couldn’t find anything. The manager deleted me off their system! Like, took me out of the system! Took all my information out of the system everything,” said Sar.

“Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3” was released at midnight Tuesday.

Police said he asked employees when they were leaving the store and said that he intended to shoot them in the parking lot as they were leaving work. He also allegedly made another statement that involved blowing up the store.

“I put my hand up to my head and said look I’m so pissed right now I could blow this place up right now. That’s how mad I am!,” said Sar.

Lomon Sar talked to CBS4 about the incident. Watch his entire interview with CBS4’s Evrod Cassimy below:

Sar was issued a summons for misdemeanor disorderly conduct and trespassing.

“Investigating officers issued a criminal summons to a man who threatened to carry out his own version of modern warfare at the electronics store. Fortunately, this situation did not end in violence,” said Aurora Police Detective Bob Friel.

“I didn’t know words can get you in that much trouble but apparently they can,” said Sar.

Sar said Best Buy did refund $108 he paid for the game.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a first-person shooter video game. It is the eighth installment of the Call of Duty series and the third installment of the Modern Warfare series. The game is rated M for mature due to blood and gore, drug references, intense violence and strong language.

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  • Buck Williams

    It’s Bush’s fault they ran out of the game…

    • Larz Blackman

      Stop! It’s neither funny, witty, nor poignant.

      • dfwfire

        Buck, I thought it was extremely funny, witty, and poignant. It was everything I look for in an internet news comment. Larz, make a stiff drink and pop one of your happy pills. …

      • Mod

        I laughed.

      • HPS

        Yes it is

      • Tony Blackman

        It is also Bush’s fault that parents name their children, “Larz”.

      • imsancho

        It is bush’s fault we keep telling this joke

      • i eat green beans

        it’s bush’s fault the joke failed…

      • asdf

        lol oh hell i thought that was funny.

      • babydriver

        I thought what Buck said was funny. You DO understand sacasm don’t you?

        Our world is totally out of control. Jesus will return soon. I find sarcasm a great way to maintain sanity while I wait for my Savior.

      • lola

        31 years old?

      • Omega 13

        Nice Psych reference, but really… lighten up..

    • John
      • dfwfire

        BUSH !!! AGAIN !!! D*MN YOU, EVILDOER !!!

    • the swami

      Wouldn’t he need to earn points by conquering level three, before he could acquire a bomb to use the store?

    • Petra


    • joe

      no it’s the store’s fault and he was totally justified in threatening or carrying out his threat

      have you people not played MW3?

  • Timothy Fisher

    There’s nothing wrong with games, but I think that guy needs to stick to patty cake & hopscotch for a while!

  • dasss

    He probably wanted a Tele-tubbies game or something like that

  • Col Sanders

    Waiting for BF3 fanboys to comment…

    • Mac

      BF3 fans are more patient! Will that do?

    • imsancho

      Here you go, Battlefield is a way better game in all respects

      • Chris

        I have a Super Nentindo at home. That’s WAY better than a regular Nentindo.

  • rob

    They ran out of the game. What are you going to do? Hehehe.

    • Bobby

      yea he should have reserved it or even pay for it with a creditcard so they could hold it for him….

  • Avoicenmany

    Mmmm Sounds like someones parents would not foot the bill for this one to be @ #Occupy

    • realist

      Thankfully your parents are footing the bill for you to sit around in the basement, clicking on Drudge links all day.
      Time to put on some new underwear and stow away the conspiracy theory books buddy!

      • John Moser

        Projection is where you are a Viking. Everything else…not so much.

      • Jason

        …actually, it’s my sister’s basement… *lol*

      • realist is a dreamer of Lenin

        I find it hilarious that leftist toons get so irate that people arrive at other sites via an aggregate server.

        Why are you so familiar with a complete stranger’s underpants anyway? That’s more creepy that clicking a link.

      • Avoicenmany

        For one I OWN my home, my father has passed on, and my mother lives about 20 miles from my HOUSE. Seems I must have hit to close to home for you as you seem to know where YOU #Occupy losers live. Now I suggest you put down the cheese wiz, get your meat loaf from mom, and change your soiled diaper.

  • mike

    I understand how he is mad when I am waiting for a game and it doesn’t come in I could just snap someones neck.

    • Mikeghey


      It’s always the dummies that play Hello Kitty Island Adventure that leave “snap the neck” comments.

    • jason

      The only thing you can snap is your wanker after staying up all night playing “I wish I knew how to be a man 3.”

      • JB NYC

        Whoa! What a burn!

      • dfwfire

        nice !! i only wish i had come up with that first !! and so f-in’ true.

  • Freth

    As one who has been stiffed all too many times going through the Wendy’s drive-thru, I can understand being angry if you pre-ordered a game months in advance and find out it isn’t waiting for you on the release date like it’s supposed to be. It would anger me to no end that someone dropped the ball. Customer service seems to be lacking nowadays because people are in such a hurry they make mistakes. I don’t think it’s right the way he reacted, but I would definitely have some choice words for the store employees.

    • Dirty Skier

      Thats just cuz its Aurora, this hell hole has totally forgotten customer service. The McDonald’s off Miss & Chambers had one of two drive through screens down and was directing people that went to the broken one that drive through was “out of order” and they needed to come inside. This is why people are in the drive and using the other screen. How about putting out cones you stupid N*****s

    • Llywellyn

      umm he preordered it earlier in the day.

      “Police said Lomorin Sar went to pick up the “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3″ he said he pre-ordered earlier in the day.”

    • birthof

      First world problems, people. This man, and every other person posting here venting about poor customer service obviously has never worked at a place providing service to the rancid hordes of mouth breathers that come to demand service with a distorted sense of entitlement.

      • Hal McCombs

        You’re kind of right. When I give someone money, intending to acquire something else, yes I have a sense of entitlement to that product, or service. I paid for it. With money I worked for.

        And guess what? If you are behind that counter, at that place of business, then YOU are getting paid to provide me with that product, or service. So Smile and do your job.

      • MorganGray

        The problem folks are missing here is that this spoiled brat made a terroristic threat over a *BLOODY GAME*!
        I understand the aggravation over poor customer service. That’s why I changed cell providers, bought a different brand of car, and stopped patronizing Starbucks. But, being an adult, and as Jason suggests above, I know what it is to be a man. I can subject my emotions to my will and deal with customer service in a rational manner without threatening to blow up a store.
        the proper response here would have been “may I speak to the manager please”? and “May I assume that my credit card will not be charged until I receive my merchandise?”
        It sure the heck wasn’t “I feel like blowing up your store”.
        Remember this is a post-9/11 world. We have punks killing people for little enough and this kind of statement has to be taken seriously, otherwise, when some piece of human debris really does dynamite a Best Buy because he didn’t get his game, people will be asking “why didn’t they take the threat seriously?”

  • Armoney Washington

    Some one does not know the rules of good citizenship in the USA

  • JonDoh

    See what happens when you don’t let a man vent his aggressions in a virtual world? he takes it out on the real one! :) I want to know his Xbox gemertag so that I can shred his ass in the game!

    • jason

      I want to know how long it’s been since you read a book? or went on a date?

      • JayDummy

        Lol! Ezra for the win.

        I know a guy named Jason; he’s an idiot. Looks like a pattern is forming.

      • Ezra Gonzalez

        Why, do you want to ask him out?

      • Smuggler

        I believe it was last saturday. I did all three.

  • wayne

    I GOT MINE…:)

    • FedUp Florida

      So did I, I downloaded it from Pirate Bay and installed it on my cracked game system. You people still pay for these things? LMAO! Fools!

      • Nathan Winning Martinez

        gratz! i pirated the PC version from piratebay

      • The Sib

        FedUp Florida, you’re a thief, and you’re the fool.

    • jason

      I’m sure your parents are proud of you. Is that anything like “my baby’s mama?” How old are you? 5?

      • Not Jason

        look at all your comments on this thread big boy, you just a troll Jason? Your parents proud of you?

      • JayBones

        Jason was never allowed to play video games; his dad used to dress up as Coach Paterno every Halloween if you know what I am saying…

      • Sfrer

        Awww, what’s the matter, did you get molested as a child by someone who liked video games?

  • jason

    The reason he was so upset was that he had been promising everybody/others to share his video game with his fellow Occupy Wall Street protesters.

  • God bless this land of ours

    it was his own fault the game wasn’t there. you don’t pre-order a game the day it comes out. you do it weeks or months in advance, that way the store can order it, it can be delivered, and be there for you later. what happened to common sense in this country, we’re all becoming spoiled brats that live off of our grandparents sweat sixty years ago.

  • Durka Durka

    Another reason why BF3 is better, the gamers themselves!

  • Neuromancer

    I don’t agree with this nutcase but the pig-ignorant arrogance of the dweebs that work at Best Buy often leaves me thinking that some day someone is actually going to blow one of those places up.

    As a consequence I only shop there when I have to.

  • expertainer

    I remember some teen cutting up his mother because she turned off his video game.

    • Oops

      yeah that was my bad…

  • David Muth

    I was in that store early yesterday to buy Rocksmith.They had a table stacked with copies of MW3. Early bird gets the worm I guess.

  • bighairswoosh

    According to the ACLU, the upset customer has a right to threaten death… as long as that violence directed toward Christians and Jews. Was this a Muslim patron visiting Best Buy?

  • jd

    I love these fake Onion articles.

  • god


  • John Moser

    Geez. It’s not like it’s Skyrim.

    • lol


  • Fanny Forbes Franklen

    Games are for children. Grown men playing a video game is degenerate.

    • Hof

      No, you’re just an a**hole.

      • Jan

        Coming from a mental deficient as you that’s pretty funny. You must be one of those degenerate adults that plays video games.

    • Tha Booze

      Whats wrong bottle gone empty again?

      • Hof

        No worries – she has a sweetheart deal with Mr. Godsey on Walton’s Mountain.

    • Ezra Gonzalez

      You may be right. Would you be willing to run across a field so I can take potshots at you?

    • Hof

      Jan, it’s called entertainment. I can understand why you wouldn’t understand that. It doesn’t rank up there with shopping and estrogen replacement therapy. Hubby go on business trips a lot? I don’t blame him.

      • yesh

        Hofs on a nice killstreak

      • Gibbs

        Hof is so smart. He even knows when his sister has a yeast infection because his dad’s unit tastes funny. Bring on amateur.

      • dan walling

        Oh my my Hof … you’ll never recover. How does it taste?

  • Poe Dee

    Hummm. Some comments should be kept to oneself?!


    Mine cost only 59.99! So he was getting jerked around BIGTIME. The clerk probably took it home. BUT STILL that’s no cause for threats of violence!

    • Lomon Sar

      poor choice of words after an extra hour or so of waiting.

  • Chip A.

    He was robbedThey didn’t run out. He paid for a copy they already had, his name was on the box.

    Lomon Sar was robbed. Someone came after Sar that day and before he could pick up his copy and said, “Hey, I’ll give you $200 for one of he reserved copies of the game,” and the clerk said, “No way!” The the latecomer said, “I’ll give you $250 for one of the reserved copies,” and the clerk said, “No.” So the guy goes, “FINE! I’ll give you $500 for one of the reserve copies,” and the clerk goes, “Sold, ” and wiped out all traces of Sar’s transaction.

    • Lomon Sar


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