Stephen A. Crockett Jr.
Tyt’ana Lisa-Nicole Johnson
Screenshot from WRAL News
Tyt’ana Lisa-Nicole Johnson
Screenshot from WRAL News

A Fayetteville, N.C., teen was upset that her grandmother had taken her cellphone as punishment, so she spiked the Easter Sunday collard greens with insecticide, Breaking 911 reports. 

Tyt’ana Lisa-Nicole Johnson, 17, is now charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder after her grandmother Gaylon Moody and a friend of Moody’s ate the collards.


According to arrest documents, Moody told investigators that the girl was angry with her for taking her cellphone. Tyt’ana then allegedly poured termite killer into a pot on the stove, the news site reports. Moody and her friend were both hospitalized and are still dealing with some of the effects of the poisoning. Bond for the teen was set at $500,000.

Twitter hasn’t taken too kindly to the teen’s disrespect for the sacred African-American cuisine. As one person tweeted:

Read more at Breaking 911.

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