PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (CBS12 — A man is in jail after police say he tried to trade marijuana for food from McDonald's in Port St. Lucie.
According to police, the incident happened on Sunday at 2 a.m. at the McDonald's drive-thru near 3100 SW Port St. Lucie Boulevard.
Police say 23-year-old Anthony Gallagher drove his Pontiac four-door car through the drive-thru line and tried to exchange the marijuana but the McDonald's employee refused. Gallagher then drove away.
Once police arrived to the scene they took the man's description down and waited for a while. Gallagher came back to the McDonald's drive-thru, and police said they noticed a heavy odor of marijuana from the car.
According to police, they found 11 grams of marijuana on Gallagher, and he told police he did offer the employee marijuana but as a joke.
Gallagher faces charges of possession of marijuana under 20 grams and DUI.