Midland Sonic Franchise Concludes Investigation

Midland Sonic Franchise Concludes Investigation

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND – Sonic says they didn't find any evidence an employee tampered with a drink at one of their drive-in's in Midland.

In a statement, Sonic says the local franchise on Midkiff has completed their investigation.

They say they reviewed video footage of food and drinks being prepared and did not find any food tampering.

Sonic adds that social media posts suggesting tampering with a customer's drink were fabricated.

The franchise will determine what action to take against the employee in question including being fired.

In a private Facebook message to the Sonic in Midland, we were told that a disgruntled employee has already been terminated.

The investigation started when a Monahans woman saw a Facebook post between the employee and another person.

The employee claimed she tampered with a drink.

Screen shots were taken of the conversation which went viral.