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Heroin Happy Meal update: McDonald's worker officially charged for heroin sale

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Heroin Happy Meal updates have come in, with Shantia Dennis being officially charged with several crimes. The heroin Happy Meal scheme at McDonald's involved Dennis selling drugs through the drive-thru window when customers ordered specific menu items. According to a report from CNN late Thursday (Jan. 30) the charges that she faces have now been revealed following her arrest.

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Dennis has been charged with two counts of possession, one count of criminal use of a communication facility, one count of prohibited acts of delivery and one count of possession with intent to deliver. Those are some pretty stiff accusations, but they stem from a succinct sting perpetrated by undercover police officers in Pittsburgh. They conducted a drug buy at the McDonald's restaurant, gave Dennis money, and received drugs in return. It seems like a case that the courts should have an easy time deciding upon when she receives her day in court.

No statement from her attorney or from the McDonald's restaurant where this all occurred has been made yet. It certainly doesn't shed good light on the restaurant chain that a heroin Happy Meal was being sold, but it is definitely creating a lot of free publicity around the country. News stories about this case have been on local stations all across the United States, confirming the old adage that "no publicity is bad publicity." In this case being associated with the drugs might be seen as a negative, but it shouldn't keep customers from shopping there.

The scheme at the center of this story almost seems like something out of a television show or movie and it will be interesting to see how long the local authorities claim it had been taking place before she was caught. Shantia Dennis will eventually get her day in court and that might be the perfect case for television cameras to be in attendance.

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