At This Burger King, 'Extra Crispy' Was a Code

It signaled a drug deal at NH location: police
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 27, 2017 9:47 AM CST

(Newser) – For drug buyers, this alleged scheme was a pretty sweet deal, allowing them to satisfy their cravings for marijuana and munchies in a single step. Two Burger King employees in New Hampshire could now pay the price. Manager Garrett Norris, 20, and employee Meagan Dearborn, 19, face charges after allegedly running a drug-dealing operation out of a Burger King drive-thru in Epping. Police say drivers in the know would ask if "Nasty Boy" was working, referring to Norris, and would order a meal with "fries extra crispy" if they got an affirmative. That, police allege, was code that they wanted to buy marijuana, reports the New Hampshire Union Leader.

Once police were tipped off to the scheme, an undercover officer tried it out Saturday and received a small amount of pot in a coffee cup, which the officer paid for at the window. Authorities then arrested Norris—charged with possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute—who allegedly hid marijuana in his personal belongings at the restaurant, and Dearborn, who allegedly helped him give it out, per NH1. Dearborn is charged with conspiracy to distribute but tells the Union Leader that she knew nothing of the scheme and only took the undercover officer's order. Both Norris and Dearborn, also charged with unlawful possession of alcohol, are to be arraigned on Feb. 28. (Read more weird crimes stories.)

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