HOUSTON, TX – A man in Houston got a very special delivery, earlier this month. But, it’s not the kind that he or anyone else expected from UPS. It was all caught on tape.
“So when it happened, I was like, ‘wait, what’s going on?” said Ben Lucas.
That sense of bewilderment came when Ben Lucas was scanning surveillance video taken from cameras he installed outside his home. What he saw was a UPS driver walking up to his gate. The gate was locked but instead of setting the package down, he chunks over the fence. The package broke open and damaged hundreds of dollars worth of ammunition, chemicals and a machine used to clean guns. Adding insult to injury; the UPS driver then unzips his pants and pees on the side of Lucas’ house.
“So, basically I paid someone to come to my house and pee on it.” said Ben Lucas.
lucas says he first contacted ups offering to send the company the video.
“I just wanted them to hear me and maybe give me an email address where I could send them the video. They simply just didn’t want to see it.” said Ben Lucas.
After getting what he felt was a lukewarm response from the company, with no real apology, Lucas decided to post the video to social media. That finally prompted a stronger response from the company. In fact, while we were meeting with Lucas he got a call from a UPS divisional manager. Lucas says he got an apology and an offer to send over a gift. Lucas said he was also told that driver has been fired.
“That’s what I kind of wanted. I just wanted someone to say, ‘Yeah, he shouldn’t have done that we’ll try to make sure that doesn’t happen again.'” said Ben Lucas.
UPS confirms that the driver was fired. They say he was not a full-time employee.