A 23-year-old police officer in Herington, Kansas, resigned Monday
after confessing to fabricating a story about a McDonald’s employee writing “F—ing Pig” on his coffee cup. Police Chief Brian Hornaday said
at a press conference that the unidentified former officer admitted he “completely and solely fabricated” the incident and said it was “meant to be a joke.”
Instead, Hornaday said, it’s “absolutely a black eye on law enforcement” and an “obvious violation” of the public’s trust. The officer, he added, had been with the department for only two months.
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