MARYLAND – Some might call it a “really happy meal.”
But it’s no joke to the Maryland woman who got her burger with a side of Mary Jane.
The worker not only lost a job, but could face charges.
A sonic in Maryland has been booming with business since its opening a little over a month ago.
But what happened Wednesday at this fast-food restaurant was the last thing you’d expect.
“Deputies responded to talk to the complainant. She opened her bag of food and found the marijuana and I believe she was going to give the food to her children and she was able to not let that happen,” said Frederick County Sheriff’s Office’s Lt. Jason Null.
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Carla McFarland opened the bag of food she had ordered for her children and saw what looked like a bag of marijuana.
On her Facebook page, she clearly displayed her discontent with her experience at the fast-food location.
In a post, McFarland said she was “furious” and still in “shock.”
A sentiment other parents of small children agreed with.
Other parents on the other hand didn’t think a single incident will deter them from coming back.
Deputies with the Sheriff’s Office say they later discovered that the alleged baggie of marijuana belonged to a sonic female employee who mistook the marijuana for a bag of ketchup.
At this time, charges have not been placed against the employee but Maryland law states any amount of marijuana under 10 grams could result in criminal citation to appear in court for anyone who can be positively identified.