PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2016) – He says it was a prank, but a Florida man ended up in jail after throwing an alligator through a Wendy’s drive-thru window.
Joshua James, 23, faces charges of aggravated assault and unlawful possession of an alligator, according to WPTV.
The incident happened in October, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, but James was only recently taken into custody.
According to investigators, James pulled up to the drive-thru window and accepted his drink from the server. When the server turned, James tossed the 3-and-a-half-foot gator inside the restaurant.
James said he found the animal on the side of the road and brought it with him to Wendy’s. The alligators was later released in a nearby canal.