Two employees from a McDonald’s store in Maine were arrested after a mother discovered a prescription medication used to treat opioid addiction was found inside a Happy Meal box she ordered.

According to News Center Maine, Shirlee Marchesseault got enraged when she found some Suboxone packets inside the box alongside the toy and McNuggets last June 30.

According to Auburn Police, one of the McDonald’s employees illegally sold the drug to the other employee. However, the recipient unknowingly dropped the drugs into the kid’s meal. Per investigators, the packets fell out of the pocket of one of the suspects named Michael Sevey as he was manning the drive-thru window of the Auburn branch.

Sevey allegedly got the packets from another employee, 23-year-old Mariah Grant.

"The employee bent over to retrieve something from behind the counter, at which time the prescription and pen fell from the shirt pocket, landing in the 'Happy Meal' box. The employee had no knowledge that the prescription was missing from the shirt until later in the shift, when the incident was brought to the store’s attention," police said in an official statement via NBC Boston.

As a result of the incident, Sevey was charged with unlawful possession of drugs. Grant, on the other hand, was charged with unlawful drug trafficking. Both are set to appear before the court on Nov. 3. As of this writing, it remains unclear if both had legal representation.

The McDonald’s franchise owner, Taylor Goble, said that he was shocked and disappointed with what had happened. He adds that the behavior of the employees goes against the values we have as an organization and will not be tolerated. Both employees have been fired.

"In our restaurants, nothing is more important than the safety and well-being of our employees and customers ... We are taking this matter seriously so that we can continue to maintain our high standards," Goble stated.

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