An assistant manager at a Union Burger King has been accused of taking fries out of a bin, adding them to the container where freshly cooked fries are thrown away, then putting just-cooked fries on top.
Jaime Christine Major, 39, was charged Monday with felony food tampering. As of Tuesday afternoon, she had not posted $20,000 bond set by City Judge Robert Hines and remained in the Union County Detention Center, records show.
Union Public Safety Department officers were called to the Burger King on Duncan Bypass on July 9 by a customer and a manager over reports of two women arguing and threatening restaurant staff, Fox reported. Caroline.
When the women did not calm down, officers arrested them for disorderly conduct.
Then, on July 11, Burger King’s corporate headquarters reported to police that someone told them an employee was serving fries from the trash to customers. Officers investigated and a warrant was issued for Major’s arrest.
The charge on conviction carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison.