Man accused of feeding meth to squirrel arrested


LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (CNN) – Alabama authorities say a man fed methamphetamine to a squirrel.

Limestone County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mickey Paulk in Killen Thursday night.

According to investigators, he rammed one of their vehicles with a stolen motorcyle during a brief chase.

Paulk faces drug charges.

Deputies accuse him of feeding his pet squirrel meth to keep it aggressive.

The squirrel was discovered during a recent drug bust.

According to the state’s Game and Fish Department, it is illegal to own a wild animal.

They say Paulk has video of the squirrel on Facebook.

The furry creature was released to a nearby wooden area on the advice of state conservation officials.

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