Police officer resigns after lying about ‘pig’ on McDonald’s coffee cup

Kansas officer resigns after admitting to making up a story, which he said was ‘meant to be a joke’

A Kansas police officer has resigned after he admitted to making up a story that a McDonald’s employee wrote an expletive and the word “pig” on a coffee cup, the police chief announced Monday.

Brian Hornaday, the Herington police chief, said at a news conference that the now former officer “completely and solely fabricated” the allegations. Hornaday said the officer told him the incident was “meant to be a joke”.

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