Stuffed Gator Taken for Mudbogging Party
Three Linden Michigan residents are facing some trouble after borrowing a 14' stuffed alligator from a Hartland Township man's barn. The victim and owner of the stuffed alligator, followed tire tracks from his barn, that led to a mudbogging party. The victim took pictures of the tire tracks and of his stuffed gator that was tied to the top of a borrowed truck at the mudbogging party. He asked the men where they had gotten the gator, and they bragged they had got it themselves while in Florida. There will be a hearing on July 20th to determine if there is enough evidence for a trial.
The victim sent the pictures and and filed a theft report with a Livingston County Sheriff's Deputy. The deputy talked to the suspects, and asked one of them where he had gotten the gator. The suspect said one of his friends Douglas Ward had gotten it, when the deputy asked the suspect his name he said Douglas Ward. Police suspect alcohol was a factor in the theft. Linden residents Douglas Earl Ward, 55, and Roy Allen Griffith, 60, along with John Earl Sanborn, 53, of Harrison all face charges of breaking and entering. From Livingston Daily.