|Chicken coop (illustration)|
A man was arrested on a charge of property damage after crawling into a woman’s chicken coop and destroying it while trying to get out, according to police in Sweden.
Now, the 35-year-old man of Almhult, who was not identified, has been ordered to pay a fine of 18,000 kroner ($2,700) to cover the cost of the damage to the chicken coop.
According to the criminal complaint, the owner of the chicken coop woke up in middle of the night after hearing strange noises.
She told her son to check on the chickens as was afraid that a fox or deer may have attacked them. The son went to the chicken coop and was shocked to see the bloody and drunk man lying inside.
The drunk man made his way onto the chicken, but he was unable to get out. He broke all the windows and cut himself from the shattered glass.
He threw out a sack of wheat and removed several sinks. The chickens ran out of the coop and walked freely on the property.
The son called the police. The drunk man told officers that he drank beer, whiskey, cider and wine at the 60th birthday celebration of his friend.