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Deputies say Chalmette man planned to eat park duck

4 years ago Wednesday, June 30, 2010 11:21:59 AM CDT June 30, 2010 Wednesday, June 30 2010 Jun 30, 2010 in News
Source: Associated Press

A St. Bernard Parish man was arrested Monday after sheriff's deputies said he stole a duck from a public park and planned to eat it.

The Sheriff's Office said Ashmeer Tahir, 38, of Chalmette was booked with theft of an animal after someone saw him take a muscovie duck from Sidney Torres Park.

A deputy found Tahir at his home with a duck inside a bucket in his van, authorities said.

Deputies said Tahir told them he intended to eat the animal.

The duck was returned to the park and set free.

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