They said "do this", the guy refused, they shrugged and said "guess it's a fight." They could have, you know, waited a bit. There's no rush. Per this report he wasn't hurting anyone or making a fuss until they tried to force him to move.
BREAKING NEWS out of Mars Investigations! :) A new #VeronicaMars series is comin atcha via @hulu. Thank you to all the marshmallows for staying excited and to @Hulu for giving Veronica a chance to wear her big girl pants. I hope we’re still friends after I taser you.