McDonald’s Employee Sold Heroin in Happy Meals

Police arrested a suspect who was allegedly dealing heroin at the chain in Pittsburgh

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A photo illustration of a Happy Meal at McDonalds on November 3, 2010 in San Francisco, California

Pittsburgh police say they have arrested a McDonald’s worker who was allegedly selling heroin in the fast food restaurant’s famed Happy Meals.

Undercover agents ran a sting operation at the restaurant Wednesday afternoon, the local CBS affiliate reports. Officers said customers looking for heroin were instructed to go through the drive-through and say, “I’d like to order a toy.” They would then be told to proceed to the first window, where they would receive a Happy Meal box containing the drugs in exchange for cash, CBS reports.

One employee was arrested in the bust. Officers do not know how long the drug-dealing operation has been going on, but they found 10 bags of heroin inside Happy Meal boxes and recovered another 50 bags from the suspect.

[KDKA]

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