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Dunkin' Donuts Employee, Christopher Hildreth, Allegedly Added 'Nasal Mucus' To Cops' Coffee

First Posted: 08/01/11 04:53 PM ET Updated: 10/01/11 06:12 AM ET

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Christopher Hildreth allegedly blew his nose into the coffee that two police officers ordered in Jaffrey, N.H.

Detective Joseph Hileman and Lieutenant Terry Choate don't typically order their coffee with cream, sugar, and two shots of snot.

So you can imagine how surprised the two Jaffrey, N.H., police officers were when they witnessed former Dunkin' Donuts employee Christopher Hildreth allegedly add his personal blend of "nasal mucus" to their coffee order.

According to a Jaffrey Police Department affidavit acquired by The Smoking Gun, the 20-year-old server took the coffee cups into the back room after taking the order on June 19. The officers said that they found this "odd as they had never seen him go to the back of the store to make coffee in the past.”

Of course, you should never tamper with a cop's cup of joe, so it didn't take much expert detective work to catch Hildreth sticking his nose where it didn't belong. A monitor located in the front of the Dunkin' Donuts location shows everything that is happening in the back room, so the officers simply had to look up to see Hildreth seemingly dropping "nasal mucus into their coffees," according to the report.

The officers later returned the coffees and sat down with store manager Joanne Amato to review the surveillance tapes, which revealed "it was even more obvious that [Hileman] had placed nasal mucus into their coffees."

Hildreth was promptly fired.

He has since been charged with two misdemeanor counts of attempted assault. His arraignment is slotted for Sept. 15 in district court.

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Filed by Steven Hoffer  |