It's been more than a decade since all Krispy Kreme stores left Minnesota, and one kid got in big trouble for trying to make people smile again.
According to the Pioneer Press, 21-year-old Jayson Gonzalez, also known as "The Donut Guy," was planning on making his 20th trip to Iowa to pick up Krispy Kreme donuts to sell in Minnesota, but he was informed by a Krispy Kreme manager that the corporate office is issuing him a cease and desist.
Gonzalez was told his operations posed a liability for Krispy Kreme, which has earned thousands of dollars paid by Minnesotans who want their donuts.
Every trip to the Clive, Iowa, location he took, he filled his Ford Focus with up to 100 boxes of a dozen donuts. He'd charge $17-20 per box, and some customers spent almost $100 each time he ran deliveries.
Gonzalez says he doesn't plan to fight Krispy Kreme, but he is looking for a new business venture to help pay his way through college.
In the last 24 hours, the Pioneer Press was told by Krispy Kreme that they are looking into the situation, and that they "appreciate Jayson's passion for Krispy Kreme and his entrepreneurial spirit as he pursues his education."
Read more here.