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EVESHAM — A former cook at a Marlton restaurant has been indicted on
multiple counts for allegedly placing body hair in a township
officer's breakfast sandwich.
Ryan Burke, 27, of Stratford, was indicted on third-degree charges
of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and drug or food
tampering, according to the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office.
Burke was also indicted for retaliation for past official action, a
If convicted, Burke faces up to five years in prison for the
third-degree charges. They stem from a Feb. 20 incident in which an
Evesham officer claimed Burke placed body hair in his turkey, egg
and cheese bagel.
Police believe the hair was in retaliation for traffic citations the
same officer gave Burke in March 2009.