Apple/Android Debate Turns to Blood, Broken Beer Bottles and Arrest

21-year-old Jiaro Acevedo was arrested on Assault charges and is since the subject of an immigration hold. Image-Booking photo
21-year-old Jiaro Acevedo was arrested on Assault charges and is since the subject of an immigration hold. Image-Booking photo

An Oklahoma debate over which cell phone is better, the Apple or the Android, turned violent when two Tulsa roommates took it to the street early on Tuesday morning. 

Tulsa police were dispatched to the Evergreen Apartments on East 25th Place in response a stabbing victim  there. A woman called 991 just after midnight reporting a bloodied man stumbling around the parking lot.

When police arrived at the apartment complex’s parking lot, they found a male, identified as Jiaro Mendez, highly intoxicated, covered in blood and suffering from lacerations to the head and body.

Mendez told officers that his roommate, Elias Acevedo, “hit him in the head with a bottle then stole his car,” according to the police report. An investigation at the scene found a couple of broken beer bottles on the ground.

Officers proceeded to the apartment the two men shared, and contacted Acevedo there. Acevedo was also covered in blood and suffering from lacerations, he was also found to be highly intoxicated. Both men were transported to the hospital for treatment of their non-life-threatening injuries.

At the hospital, Mendez told investigators that he and his roommate had gotten into an argument as to which cell phone is better, the iPhone or Android. Then, Mendez said that Acevedo hit him over the head with a beer bottle.

Both men were arrested on Assault charges. Acevedo was also the subject of an immigration hold. Police are still determining the aggressor.

Mendez’s vehicle was found in a parking space at the apartment complex. When found, it had “a significant amount of blood splatter on the rear of the vehicle,” the police report stated.

It is unknown who won in the altercation over the better cell phone.