After biting into the hot dog she purchased, Gonzalez allegedly “felt what she described as a small plastic bag in her mouth,” the Journal reported. She spit out the bag and noticed it had a white powder inside.
It was not clear whether Gonzales ingested any of the cocaine.
Authorities used video footage to determine that 54-year-old David Salazar was responsible for the bag getting into the hot dog, the Journal stated.
A surveillance camera allegedly shows Salazar doing a “hand to hand transaction” with another employee and then making the woman’s hot dog, according to the Journal. All of a sudden, his body language can be seen changing.
“(Salazar) stops cooking and appears to be frantically searching the area as if he lost something,” court records state.
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One Sonic customer said, “I think that’s pretty scary. We come here to get food for our families, and if a child found that it could have been pretty bad or deadly,” KOB-TV reported.
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