WATCH: Waffle House brawl in Lima caught on camera


A video of a large fight inside a northern Ohio Waffle House is getting some attention on social media.

The fight broke out among a large group of males and females around 3 a.m. Tuesday inside the restaurant on Neubrecht Road in Lima, according to the Allen County Sheriff’s Office.

TRENDING >>> Accumulating snow to arrive tonight along with frigid temperatures

The sheriff’s office posted video of the fight on its Facebook page Wednesday. It has since garnered 127,000 views and been shared more than 1,650 times.

Investigators have identified a person they want to speak to about the incident —Decorion H. Dawson.

MORE: Nighttime blaze kills 15 at Mumbai restaurant 

The sheriff’s office reports that those involved in the fight fled before deputies arrived, but a second fight erupted between two females while authorities were on scene and arrests were made.

Moniqua R. Lasenby, 26, is charged with persistent disorderly conduct and booked into the Allen County Jail; Nahporchia T. Allen, 22, was given a citation for disorderly conduct by fighting and released, according to the sheriff’s office. 

It’s unclear whether the two females were involved in the original fight, authorities said.

The sheriff’s office is continuing to investigate and asking for people with information to come forward and call the dispatch center at (419) 227-3535.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in News

3-year-old run over, killed by lawnmower in Washington
3-year-old run over, killed by lawnmower in Washington

A 3-year-old boy died Thursday evening after the child was run over by a lawnmower near Snohomish, Washington, deputies said.  Crews responded after reports of a person under a lawnmower.  Deputies said the was riding on his father's lap when he fell off and went under the lawnmower.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  Deputies...
'Cosby' reruns are gone from Bounce TV
'Cosby' reruns are gone from Bounce TV

“The Cosby Show” reruns are gone from Atlanta-based Bounce TV following guilty verdicts returned today by a Pennsylvania jury. “Effective immediately, Bounce is removing ‘The Cosby Show’ from our schedule,” the network said in a statement to media outlets including The Hollywood Reporter. Bounce had yanked them...
Severe weather season eerily quiet -- for now
Severe weather season eerily quiet -- for now

Despite the cold winter, severe weather season actually got off to a quick and intense start, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell said.  On Feb. 25, the state's first tornado of the year touched down in Clermont County, just outside of Cincinnati.  March was also active but with flooding more of a concern than severe winds or hail...
Tick season is here; Here’s some advice to keep yourself safe
Tick season is here; Here’s some advice to keep yourself safe

Because ticks are most active in April through September, Greene County Public Health officials want to remind you to take preventive measures against them because they can transmit possibly fatal diseases. An infected person or animal cannot pass disease  to another animal or person. In Ohio, these kinds of diseases include Rocky Mountain spotted...
Bill Cosby found guilty in sexual assault trial
Bill Cosby found guilty in sexual assault trial

A jury in Pennsylvania on Thursday found comedian Bill Cosby guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault.
More Stories