• Man driving with chicken on shoulder arrested for DUI, police say

    By: Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    OAK CREEK, Wis. -

    A Wisconsin man seen swerving across lanes Sunday was driving drunk with a chicken on his shoulder, police said.

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    Officers found multiple open cans of beer when they pulled over Ernesto Martinez-Garnica, 42, of Milwaukee, WISN reported

    Investigators said that Martinez-Garnica was also driving around with Teresa, a brown chicken, on his shoulder. The bird was seen fluttering around inside the vehicle, WISN reported

    "There's a guy behind us. He's driving really reckless, but he has a hawk in his car,” a caller to 911 said, WISN reported

    The chicken was taken to animal services and will be released to her owner. 

    Martinez-Garnica was arrested and charged with drunken driving. He was released on bail.

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