It was a colleague's farewell party, but a Michigan woman eventually lost her job. The nameless 47-year-old's employer, MMI Engineered Solutions, received the suggestion that the Adrian woman wanted to bring laxative brownies to "send-off" her outgoing colleague, as MLive puts it.
The company confiscated the brownies before each were picked up and called on May 3. The officers appeared and talked to the woman, whose denial was allegedly turned into a shot after being told that the brownies should undergo forensic testing.
The police say she has included laxatives in the baking mix. The wife is not charged, in part because the brownies were not eaten, but she was dismissed from the saline-based company.
The Saline Post reports that the woman allegedly told police that it was a bad joke, not an intentional aiming; She denies having had a problem with the outgoing employee, although other employees denied this account.
(The mysterious disease of these vacationers was really a brownie problem.)
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