DETROIT (WJBK) - A food service worker caught on camera spitting onto a pizza he was preparing at Comerica Park has pleaded guilty.
Jaylon Kerley, 20, pleaded guilty to one count of Food Law Violations, a four-year felony, and one count of Food Law Violations, a 90-day misdemeanor. His sentencing is scheduled for 9 a.m. Nov. 15.
Police say a coworker took a video of Kerley spitting on a pizza he was preparing at Comerica Park and it was reported to the park's head of security, who called police. Kerley was fired on Sept. 23.
After the news broke, the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office said they were inundated with phone calls from the public asking whether he has certain infectious diseases.
In late September, Kerley was ordered to get tested for infectious diseases as a condition of his bond during his arraignment. According to officials, he tested negative for any sexually transmitted diseases, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and any type of Hepatitis.