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By Steve Birr
Police arrested two fast-food employees during an undercover sting for running a marijuana distribution operation through the drive-thru window of a Burger King.
Garrett Norris, 20, and Meagan Dearborn, 19, who worked for the burger chain at a location in Raymond, N.H., used code words to sell marijuana to customers privy to their scheme. Customers looking for weed simply had to drive up to the drive-thru microphone and ask for “nasty boy.” When “nasty boy” asked the customer what they wanted, they would ask for an order of “fries, extra crispy,” reports FOX 6.
Once the code word was given, the customer would order some actual food from the Burger King menu, pull up to the drive-thru window and pay for their meal and drugs. Norris and Dearborn put their illicit product in empty coffee cups for their customers, which they handed to them with their meal.
Police busted the operation in an undercover sting Jan. 21, arresting both Norris and Dearborn for distribution. Norris faces charges of selling controlled drugs and possession with intent to sell. Dearborn faces a charge of conspiracy to sell controlled drugs, reports WMUR.
“In order to stop the drug dealing, we have to stop the drug dealing, whether it’s marijuana, heroin or fentanyl, and we want people to know, we want to send a message to drug dealers out there, that if you’re doing it, we will investigate you, and we will arrest you,” Patricia Conway, Rockingham county attorney, told WMUR.
The pair are scheduled to be arraigned Feb. 22 and Norris faces a prison sentence of up to seven years.