McDonald's Employee Arrested - Accused Of Stealing Pokemon Cards

McDonald's Employee Arrested - Accused Of Stealing Pokemon Cards

Written by 

Mel Ramsay


1st Sep 2022 11:06

A McDonald's employee has been arrested after police discovered 200 packs of McDonald's Pokemon cards in his car. 

A report (as sourced by Dexerto) states that 32-year-old Troy Partin was arrested after he reportedly failed to stop at a stop sign. He was pulled over by police, who discovered that he also didn't have a license on his person. Police decided to search the car, then found a box containing 200 packages of Pokemon cards. 

Apparently, Partin claimed he bought the cards and was selling them to a friend. However, once police discovered that he was an employee at the fast food chain, they decided to contact the McDonald's he worked for. After speaking to the fast food giant, authorities confirmed the cards were actually stolen property. 

Partin was arrested and charged with theft and trafficking of stolen property. He was also let go from his position at McDonald's. Partin was reportedly already on probation for drug-related charges at the time of his arrest.  

What Pokemon Cards Can You Get In McDonald's Happy Meals?

McDonald's Happy Meal Cards
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There are 15 cards to collect, and in the Happy Meal, you receive a 4-card booster (with each booster pack containing one foil card), an instruction sheet, a coin, and a spinner. 

The Pokemon featured are: 

  • Bewear
  • Chinchou
  • Cutiefly
  • Drampy
  • Flaafy
  • Gossifluer
  • Growlithe
  • Lapras
  • Ledyba
  • Pikcahu
  • Pangoro
  • Rowlet
  • Smeargle
  • Tynamo
  • Victini

Which McDonald's Pokemon Cards Are The Rarest?

The holographic cards are the rarest and most valuable, obviously, and the king of them all is our small, yellow friend - Pikachu. However, the others that you might want to keep an eye out for are: 

  • Smeargle
  • Rowlet
  • Victini
  • Gossifuer
  • Growlithe

The above are worth around $3-$6 currently, with the shiny Pikachu being worth up to $10. McDonald's will be running the collaboration until September 6, so you don't have long to find them all. 

Mel Ramsay
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Mel Ramsay
Mel is GGRecon's former Editor-in-Chief. She was previously a senior journalist at LADbible.
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