x

Fort Smith/Fayetteville News | 5newsonline KFSM 5NEWS | Get the local news and weather where you live from 5NEWS. Covering Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Bentonville, and all of Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley.

Deputies Arrest Wanted Man Who Allegedly Had Meth-Fueled ‘Attack Squirrel’

ATHENS, Ala. — Limestone County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators have arrested a wanted man with a famous pet squirrel. BREAKING: Mickey Paulk has...
squirrel1-1

ATHENS, Ala. — Limestone County Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigators have arrested a wanted man with a famous pet squirrel.

Investigators spotted Mickey Paulk while doing surveillance at America’s Best Value Inn in Killen. Paulk fled on a stolen motorcycle and rammed an investigator’s vehicle during a brief chase before he was arrested, according to authorities.

Paulk was wanted for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Deputies Arrest Wanted Man Who Allegedly Had Meth-Fueled ‘Attack Squirrel’

The Alabama Game and Fish Division of the Department of Conservation issued a warrant for Paulk’s arrest.

According to game and fish, it’s illegal to possess, sell or import wild animals and they say Paulk’s Facebook video with the squirrel is incriminating.