Only In Florida: Man Charged With Assault For Throwing This In Wendy’s Drive-Thru Window

Only In Florida: Man Charged With Assault For Throwing This In Wendy’s Drive-Thru Window

Assault with an alligator? Seriously? A guy in Florida drove up to a Wendy’s drive-thru last October. He ordered a drink and while the server had her back turned, he got out of his truck and pull a three and a half foot gator from his vehicle and threw it through the drive-thru window. They finally just arrested the guy who was caught on surveillance footage doing the gator toss. Authorities cornered the gator in the kitchen, taped its snout and then released it into a nearby canal. The jerk who slung the gator at the server is not so lucky. He’s going away for his reptile assault.


From the Daily Mail:

An alligator was thrown through the drive-thru window of a Florida Wendy’s much to the horror of staff.

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The suspect, identified as 23-year-old Joshua James, was picking up his order at the window of the Royal Palm Beach location before grabbing a three-and-a-half foot alligator from the back of his truck.

After receiving his drink he allegedly tossed the reptile through the window while the server was turned around, according to a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Incident report.

Someone could have been really hurt in this stunt. A photo from the incident shows the alligator looking out from a corner of the kitchen of the fast-food restaurant. Joshua James admits picking the alligator up from the side of the road on Southern Boulevard and bringing it to the Wendy’s. Wonder if he was drunk or on some really good drugs. Maybe he was ticked at someone there, who knows? Maybe he’s just bonkers. James has been charged with aggravated assault and unlawful possession and transportation of an alligator. Evidently, the gator was to go. Just sayin’.



Terresa Monroe-Hamilton

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