Cops: Man tries to pay for meal with pot

McDonald's cashier calls 911 after drive-thru customer makes offer

IMAGE: Shawn Pannullo
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Shawn Pannullo was charged with possession of marijuana and posted $500 bail.
updated 1 hour, 46 minutes ago

VERO BEACH, Fla. - A McDonald's cashier called 911 after a Vero Beach drive-thru customer allegedly offered to pay for his meal with marijuana. The Indian River County Sheriff's Office said the cashier called Monday with a description of the vehicle the suspect had been riding in.

A deputy spotted the vehicle, found marijuana in the car and arrested its occupant, 27-year-old Shawn Alexander Pannullo.

Pannullo was charged with possession of cannabis and posted $500 bail. It was unclear if he had an attorney.

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A sheriff's report did not say what the suspect ordered at McDonald's or if he ultimately purchased the meal using something other than marijuana.

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