Not-So-Happy Meal: Wisconsin Woman Threatened to ‘Shoot Up’ McDonald’s After She Was Served Burnt French Fries, Cops Say

Woman Threatened to 'Shoot Up' McDonald's Over Burnt Fries: Police
Source: Waukesha County Sheriff's Office; Unsplash

Gottschalk ate the meal, but was upset over burnt fries and threatened to 'shoot up' the McDonald's

Oct. 13 2023, Published 2:03 p.m. ET

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A Wisconsin woman has been arrested after she allegedly threatened McDonald’s workers because some of her french fries were burned, according to authorities.

On Aug. 30, Breneida Gottschalk purchased a sandwich, fries and soda at the McDonald’s in Brookfield, WITI-TV reported.

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After finishing her meal, Gottschalk went to the counter and complained that some of her leftover fries had a “burnt end” on them.

She then attempted to enter the fast-food restaurant's kitchen to get a new order of fries, authorities said.

When an employee tried to stop Gottschalk from entering the space, the Waukesha County Freeman reported, Gottschalk began to argue and claimed the worker was a drug dealer.

Gottschalk then made her way back to the kitchen and reportedly claimed all the employees were selling drugs and faced arrest, according to the publication.

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Court documents claimed Gottschalk said that “she had a weapon and she was going to shoot up the restaurant.”

Police arrived at the scene as Gottschalk was leaving the McDonald’s, and they did not find any weapons on her, WITI-TV reported.

On Oct. 6, prosecutors filed a criminal complaint and Gottschalk was charged with disorderly conduct. She is scheduled to appear before a judge on Oct. 19, officials said.


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