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A McDonald's Manager Allegedly Sold $10,900 Of Cocaine By Hiding It With Meals

“Operation Off the Menu.”

Posted on October 6, 2017, at 3:08 p.m. ET

A night shift manager for a 24-hour McDonald's in New York City was recently arrested for allegedly selling $10,900 worth of cocaine inside the restaurant to undercover cops.

The investigation was called "Operation Off the Menu."
Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York

The investigation was called "Operation Off the Menu."

According to a press release from the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York, the night manager, Frank Guerrero, allegedly sold cocaine to undercover cops eight times.

Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York

Three sales took place inside the actual restaurant, while another five happened in the vicinity of the McDonald's parking lot.

On two occasions, Guerrero allegedly sold drugs to an undercover officer over the counter.

Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York

The cocaine was hidden inside a cookie bag and then concealed within a larger McDonald's order with two cheeseburgers, fries, and a soda, prosecutors said.

Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York

During another operation, prosecutors say Guerrero sold 100 grams of cocaine and crack cocaine (worth $6,520) to an undercover officer inside the McDonald's restroom.

Guerrero allegedly retrieved the cocaine from a soap dispenser, and then the cop took a seat at the booth in the dining room where the food was served.
Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York

Guerrero allegedly retrieved the cocaine from a soap dispenser, and then the cop took a seat at the booth in the dining room where the food was served.

The investigation lasted three months, ending with a search of Guerrero's residence, where the police recovered 200 grams of cocaine and roughly $5,300 in cash hidden inside a dresser in a child's play room, prosecutors said.

Guerrero, meanwhile, has been charged with selling a controlled substance, criminal possession of a controlled substance, using drug paraphernalia, and unlawfully dealing with a child.

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