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Old 02-09-16, 11:54 AM
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Man Throws Alligator Into Wendy's Drive-Thru (Don't Ask)

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...r-into-wendys/

Authorities in Florida have arrested a man accused of throwing a live alligator through a restaurant’s drive-through window.

Investigators identified Joshua James, of Jupiter, Fla., as the man who tossed the 3 1/2-foot reptile into a Wendy’s last fall, according to a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission incident report.

He faces three charges related to the incident: Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon; unlawful sale, possession or transporting of an alligator; and petty theft. James, 24, was taken into custody and booked into the Palm Beach County Detention Center on Monday, as first reported by NBC affiliate WPTV.

The driver, wearing a backwards baseball hat, arrived at the drive-through window to receive a large drink just before 1:30 a.m. on Oct. 11, according to the report’s summary of surveillance footage.

Joshua James's booking photo. (Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office) Joshua James’s booking photo. (Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office)
“While the attendant has her back to the window and is at her register, the male driver reaches across the inside of his vehicle in the passenger area and throws an alligator from his vehicle into the drive through window,” the report reads.

A photograph in the report shows the American Alligator flat with its legs splayed on the fast food restaurant’s kitchen floor. An officer responding to the incident captured the alligator, taped its jaws shut “for safety” and released it into a nearby canal, according to the report.

An average female American alligator grows to just over eight feet in length, according to the National Zoo. The average male grows to just over 11 feet in length. The alligator thrown through the Wendy’s drive-through window was just 3 1/2 feet long.

The officer later viewed surveillance footage from an adjacent gas station, which shows what appears to be the same driver acting “suspiciously” minutes before the incident.

“The driver exited his vehicle by pulling himself up and out of the window of his door instead of opening the door itself,” the investigator notes, adding that the driver and a passenger later “continuously” look through the driver’s side window at something inside.
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Re: Man Throws Alligator Into Wendy's Drive-Thru (Don't Ask)

"Once approached by authorities, James admitted to having picked up the alligator along the side of a road, driving to Wendy’s and throwing the beast through the drive-through window."

it was "just a prank"? he "meant no harm"?

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What is that? The female attendant waved her hand and said "See you later, alligator." Why, of course. Case dismissed.
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Re: Man Throws Alligator Into Wendy's Drive-Thru (Don't Ask)



All I wanted was a Baconator.....
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Re: Man Throws Alligator Into Wendy's Drive-Thru (Don't Ask)

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What is that? The female attendant waved her hand and said "See you later, alligator." Why, of course. Case dismissed.
But the judge said, "After a while, crocodile. 20 days!"
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He's in Biggie trouble.
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What a croc!
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The driver exited his vehicle by pulling himself up and out of the window of his door instead of opening the door itself,” the investigator notes, adding that the driver and a passenger later “continuously” look through the driver’s side window at something inside.
The suspects were later seen fleeing southbound on A1A in an orange Dodge Charger.
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Mastermind behind the prank :
Spoiler:
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He should've done this at Chick-Fil-A because alligator tastes like chicken.


(And I can confirm that, yes, that is how it tastes.)
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I love the thread title "(Don't ask)" then the first line in the quote "Authorities in Florida"
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Is this the guy!

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Re: Man Throws Alligator Into Wendy's Drive-Thru (Don't Ask)

Serves them right .. he wanted fast food, but clearly they were swamped.
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An officer responding to the incident captured the alligator, taped its jaws shut “for safety” and released it into a nearby canal, according to the report.
Badass. In the other 49 states, officers write tickets for expired tags and for not using your turn signal. Different breed down there.
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Yeah, that's what they told the health department.
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Re: Man Throws Alligator Into Wendy's Drive-Thru (Don't Ask)

I'm not saying California/Los Angeles doesn't have it's share of inbreds... but what the hell, can we just annex Florida to another Country already? I mean, literally cut it off and ship it to... I dunno, the Middle East. It'd be fun to see that play out.
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Re: Man Throws Alligator Into Wendy's Drive-Thru (Don't Ask)

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An officer responding to the incident captured the alligator, taped its jaws shut “for safety” and released it into a nearby canal, according to the report.
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Badass. In the other 49 states, officers write tickets for expired tags and for not using your turn signal. Different breed down there.
How the hell is the poor alligator supposed to survive in the wild with its jaws taped shut???
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How the hell is the poor alligator supposed to survive in the wild with its jaws taped shut???
That was the first thing I noticed in the article, but just assumed he cut it off before letting him loose.
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Re: Man Throws Alligator Into Wendy's Drive-Thru (Don't Ask)

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That was the first thing I noticed in the article, but just assumed he cut it off before letting him loose.
Yet another sign of the impending downfall of our civilization is when we start child-proofing wild alligators.

What's next - defanging all snakes and spiders so they won't hurt us?

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"Once approached by authorities, James admitted to having picked up the alligator along the side of a road, driving to Wendy’s and throwing the beast through the drive-through window."

it was "just a prank"? he "meant no harm"?

dumbfuck
he is just crying crocodile tears.

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