New Mexico woman finds cocaine on Sonic hot dog

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ESPAÑOLA, N.M. – Police in Española, New Mexico, said on Thursday that a woman reported finding a bag of white powder in a hot dog she ordered at a Sonic. 

In a court document, officers wrote that Celine Gonzales got the hot dog Tuesday at the Sonic on South Riverside, and discovered the bag after taking a bite. 

Police claimed testing confirmed it contained a gram of cocaine. 

In their report, officers said Gonzales spit out the bag, but they didn’t say whether she ingested any of the drug. 

On Thursday, a KOB 4 crew saw that the Sonic is still open. 

“I think that’s pretty scary. We come here to get food for our families, and if a child found that it could have been pretty bad or deadly,” one woman said after ordering food. 

“That’s kind of crazy,” one man said while leaving the location. “I just got an ice cream. I hope we’re good.” 

Police said a cook is responsible. They charged David Salazar with cocaine possession, which is a felony charge. 

Officers said they watched surveillance video from inside the Sonic and claim after making Gonzales’ food, Salazar looked like he was “frantically searching for something he lost.” 

Police said he admitted to them it was his cocaine, and told them he bought it from someone in the Sonic parking lot. 

KOB 4 spoke over the phone with someone who said they are a supervisor at that location, and they would not comment or answer questions about what happened.