WATCH: Oviedo officer makes Taco Bell delivery after Uber Eats driver gets stopped

OVIEDO, Fla. — A City of Oviedo police officer took it upon himself to make sure a traffic stop didn’t come between a hungry citizen and their food order Tuesday night.


According to an incident report, Officer Matthew Brongel was assisting a Seminole County Sheriff’s Office deputy with a traffic stop on Broadway Street around 7:30 p.m.

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In the report, Officer Brongel notes that he learned the driver, who had a suspended license, was working for Uber Eats and was in the process of delivering an order from Taco Bell to a home less than a mile away from the traffic stop.

“Due to the fact the driver was unable to operate his vehicle anymore, I took possession of the food order and made the delivery,” Officer Brongel wrote in his report.

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The Oviedo Police Department shared body-camera video showing Officer Brongel doing just that.

Brongel can be seen explaining what happened to the customer who notes that he was curious as to why the driver appeared to have been stopped for so long so close to making the delivery.

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“As we got talking, he said he was delivering food and I said if it’s in the city, I don’t mind taking it, so here you go,” Brongel explained.

Watch the body-camera video below:

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