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Man throws live alligator into Wendy’s drive-thru window after getting his food

By Mason White 4:08 AM February 11, 2016
Joshua James 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly throwing a live alligator into a Wendy’s drive-thru window, police in Florida said.

Jupiter police said that they have arrested 24-year-old Joshua James, after being accused of throwing the live alligator into the drive-thru window following the fulfillment of his order.

James was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, illegally killing, possessing or capturing an alligator, and second-degree larceny petit theft.

He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $6,000. According to the police investigation, James ordered food at the Wendy’s restaurant.

He then pulled up to the drive-thru window to get his order and was handed a drink. When the employee turned around, James tossed the 3-foot alligator into the drive-through window.

James said that he tossed the alligator into the restaurant as part of a prank.