In a press release issued on Sunday, authorities in Vancouver, Washington, confirmed the disturbing discovery.
Stephen Sharp, the employee, was detained by police on Tuesday and admitted to police that he enjoyed relieving himself in the restaurant’s milkshake mix and to “having a sexual interest in children” as well as accessing and disseminating child pornography.
He was also determined to work as a night manager at a city Arby’s.
“A search warrant was executed on Stephen Sharp’s digital devices located on his person and at his residence,” the news release stated.
“A preliminary search by a DECU digital forensics investigator revealed a video of a subject later identified as Stephen Sharp urinating in a container confirmed to be milkshake mix from Arby’s. Stephen Sharp confessed to detectives he urinated on at least two occasions into the milkshake mixture for sexual gratification.”
The Vancouver Police Department’s Digital Evidence Cybercrime Unit is conducting the investigation. Sharp was discovered to have “dozens” of sexually explicit images and videos of children in his possession and distribution.
Sharp most likely downloaded one of these videos or photos while near his workplace in at least one instance.
Sharp was arrested and charged with four counts of possession of depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct and four counts of dealing depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct and assault at the Clark County Jail.
His seized digital devices’ full contents are still being investigated.
The Vancouver Police Department is now looking for potential victims of Sharp’s heinous actions. Customers who bought a milkshake at the Arby’s at 221 NE 104 Ave. in Vancouver, Washington, on October 30 and 31, 2021, are asked to contact Detective Robert Givens at [email protected]