ROCKVILLE, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A former University of Connecticut student who went on a drunken, obscenity-laced tirade about jalapeno-bacon macaroni and cheese applied for probation Monday.

Luke Gatti filed the application for accelerated rehabilitation at Rockville Superior Court, The Hartford Courant reported. The charges against him — misdemeanor breach of peace and criminal trespassing — will be dropped if he is accepted into the program for first-time offenders and meets the required conditions.

Gatti was arrested over his Oct. 4 outburst in the Student Union.

On Oct. 4 Union Street Market Chef Bill McKay tackled UConn freshman Luke Gatti, 19, of Bayville, Long Island, after he became aggressive with a manager who denied him service because he was carrying an open container of alcohol in the building.

The 19-year-old former freshman from Bayville, New York, He ranted at and shoved a university food service supervisor for refusing to sell him the macaroni and cheese.


Gatti later posted his own apology for the incident, saying he was “to say the least, very intoxicated” at the time, and that he is very ashamed of himself.


Gatti is no longer enrolled at UConn. University officials, citing federal law, won’t say if he left on his own or was expelled.

An attorney for Gatti, David Kritzman, said he would not comment.

Gatti is due back in court Dec. 21.


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