North Carolina: Dominos workers charged in pranks

April 17th, 2009 by admin

A gross video posted on YouTube showing a Domino’s Pizza worker stuffing cheese up his nostril and waving salami under his rear end as he is making sandwiches has led to charges against him and a co-worker who recorded him, authorities said Wednesday.

Kristy Lynn Hammonds, 31, of Taylorsville and Michael Anthony Setzer, 32, of Conover are each charged with distributing prohibited foods. Police chief Gary Lafone says it is the same North Carolina statute that forbids any tampering with Halloween candy.

In the video, Setzer is making sandwiches while a giggling Hammonds narrates and urges him to “do it again, do it again” in putting the cheese up his nose. It appears he threw some of the cheese in the garbage but some went on a sandwich.

Setzer says: “This is Michael’s special Italian sandwich.”

Hammonds says the sandwiches were meant to be delivered soon to customers and that “little did they know that the cheese was in his nose.”

Domino’s spokesman Tim McIntyre said the workers were fired and there is no evidence any of the tampered foods were served to customers. He said the company also may pursue a lawsuit.

Company CEO Patrick Doyle posted another video in response, saying the store had been sanitized “top to bottom.”

“We’re re-examining all of our hiring practices to make sure that people like this don’t make it into our stores,” he said.

Setzer was released from the Catawba County jail on $7,500 bond, while Hammonds remained in custody late Wednesday night. A deputy at the jail couldn’t say if the two had retained attorneys, but they were scheduled to appear in court on Thursday.

A man identifying himself on the phone as Setzer’s father said the family is not commenting.

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7 Responses

  1. Daryl

    Anyone ordering food from that store should legally be aloud to slap the crap out of both of them. If I found out someone did that to my food I would make sure there jaw got wired shut.

  2. harv

    Hey, Im done. I could never order another meal from this chain again. Sorry, but I could not help but think of this vido.
    Harv

  3. alex

    a joke is one thing but this different
    and its not even funny
    I’m sure the gay guy will like being in jail
    droppin the soap in front of his cellmate
    Thats like disneyland for him

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  5. Chuck

    Can you tell he read it word for word of a promter?

  6. shane

    Love doms pizza I’ll take a snotcheeser anyday

  7. Don

    Listen people (Harv)…Just because one location of ANY home delivery food chain is CAUGHT doing this does NOT mean that all locations are doing it. How do you know your local Chinese Food delivery guy isn’t putting boogers in your chow mien? Come on, get serious. They guy at McDonalds could be drooling all over the burgers….think special sauce.

    The point is, don’t let this stop you from ordering food from anywhere. The only reason you even know about this is because the video taped it. This has been going on since food has been prepared by other than the people who consume it.

    Daryl, you have the right idea!

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