Wendy’s Employee Arrested After Dropping Joint In Customer’s Burger

It’s one thing to get caught smoking marijuana on the job. It’s another to be caught because a customer finds a partially smoked joint in her hamburger.

Police say that’s what happened last month in Lovejoy, GA, where a customer noticed a distinct odor to her drive-thru burger order.

“When she opened it, she discovered a partially smoked marijuana cigarette,” a police lieutenant tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Not exactly pleased with her unexpected topping, the customer took the burger back to the Wendy’s and complained to the manager, who then contacted the police.

The lieutenant says the employee fessed up when confronted with the tainted food: “She had been smoking while she worked. When she was fixing the burger, part of the marijuana fell into the burger.”

Police charged the 32-year-old employee with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, and the AJC reports that she has subsequently been fired from her job.

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