UHRICHSVILLE, Ohio — A couple apparently upset about the noise from people honking car horns in support of striking school workers is accused of delivering laxative-laced cookies to the employees, according to reports.
The nonteaching employees at Claymont City Schools say they received the cookies but no one ate them, Fox 9 reports.
Still, Bo Cosens, 29, and Rachel Sharrock, 25, have been charged with contaminating a substance for human consumption and aggravated menacing, the Canton Repository reports.
Police tell the Repository they received a tip that Cosens had posted a video on his Facebook page in which he makes threats toward the striking workers, saying he was going to get a gun and shoot them.
The video also reportedly shows Cosens and Sharrock discussing giving the workers tainted cookies. Sharrock is seen crushing laxative pills and mixing them into cooker batter, reports say.
The couple says in another video that they had delivered the cookies, police tell WJW Channel 8. The cookies are being analyzed to see if they were tainted.
WJW reports both Cosens and Sharrock are being held in the Tuscarawas County Jail, each on a $1 million bond.
Uhrichsville is about 90 miles south of Cleveland.
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