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Three people from North Carolina are facing criminal charges after a mom allegedly gave her baby to a couple last year in exchange for a 1992 Plymouth.

In July 2019, a 2-year-old child was brought to the hospital by 47-year-old Tina Chavis, and the youngster reportedly had bruises on her body. The hospital staff reported the marks on the girl to the police, in addition to child protective services, and an investigation was opened.

When the authorities talked to Chavis, she at first allegedly said she was the girl’s mother and afterward explained that she and her husband, 53-year-old Vicenio Mendoza Romero, had adopted the child.

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The patron of a McDonald’s drive-thru who allegedly tried to pay for his food with cannabis had his munchie-run go up in smoke when the manager alerted the authorities about the attempted deal.

A little after 1:00 am, a manager working the drive-thru at a Port St. Lucie McDonald’s reportedly encountered a customer in a gray Pontiac with a surfboard sticking out of the back window of the vehicle. When the man drove up to the window to collect his food he allegedly tried to hand the manager a plastic bag with “a green leafy substance” inside of it, as stated in the affidavit.

The manager believed that the baggie contained marijuana and that the man driving the vehicle was trying to use the drugs in lieu of traditional means of payment for his food order.

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After an undercover agent was allegedly propositioned with a deal to accept food as payment to perform a sexual act, the man who reportedly made the offer is now facing legal repercussions.

On December 1, a man allegedly tried to solicit the services of a woman that he believed to be a prostitute. The 57-year-old man, identified as Frank Caponi, reportedly approached a police officer who was posing as a sex worker and tried to arrange to perform oral sex upon her.

Instead of negotiating a cash price, Caponi has been accused of using a noteworthy currency consisting of a hamburger as payment for the service.

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A man who provided services as a Lyft driver was in an altercation with two passengers early Sunday morning leading to allegations that he threatened the pair and wielded a metal pipe with intent to assault them.

A Boston man and his girlfriend were given a ride by a Lyft driver and arrived at their destination just before 1:00am on Sunday. After they paid the driver and he had departed the woman noticed that she left her cell phone inside of the car. The man called the driver back explaining the situation and requested he return the phone to them at the location he had dropped them off. The couple offered the driver $30 for his trouble.

The Lyft driver, identified as Jesse Colon, agreed to bring the phone back to the couple for the agreed upon fee. According to police, when Colon arrived to return the phone and collect his payment the three engaged in a disagreement concerning payment.