This is an unforgivable act. In this case, the offender faces severe charges that are those assigned to an act of terrorism.
Pa. - A Pennsylvania grocery store was forced to throw out $35,000 of
food after a “very twisted prank” threatened the health of the public.
Joe Fasula, the store’s co-owner, explained
" a woman, who the
police know to be a chronic problem in the community, came in to the store and
proceeded to purposely cough on our fresh produce, and a small section of our
bakery, meat case and grocery,”
After the woman was noticed purposefully
coughing on the food items, store employees rushed her out of the store before
she could contaminate more items and contacted police.
The Hanover Township health inspector helped
the store identify every area she was in and Fasula says they made sure to
throw out all the food and thoroughly disinfect each area.
“Although we have not yet quantified the total
loss, we estimate the value to be well over $35,000,” he added
Faulsa said that while insurance might cover
it, their rates will likely go up next year which will further impact their
The woman has been charged with threats to use
weapons of mass destruction, terroristic threats, criminal mischief, and