Cook Laces Cop’s Food With Pot
THE COLONY, Texas (AP) _ A restaurant cook was arrested for allegedly putting marijuana in a breakfast taquito sold to a police officer.
Benjamin Roberts, 18, was charged with possession and delivery of marijuana and released on $2,000 bail Thursday. He could get up to six months in jail and a $2,000 fine.
An officer ordered the tortilla-wrapped egg items from a Whataburger for dispatchers back at the department. One of the dispatchers noticed less than a quarter-ounce of marijuana had been rolled into her taquito before she took a bite, said spokesman Capt. Mike Carroll.
The teen-ager was fired.
``There are mirrors there, so this guy making the food knew he was giving it to an officer,″ Carroll said.
A call to Roberts’ home was not immediately returned Friday.