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Delaware man accused of trying to cook up a half-baked frozen chicken theft

Ronald Johnson was charged with second-degree assault, theft under $1,500, resisting arrest and offensive touching.
By Evan Bleier   |   July 1, 2014 at 9:46 AM   |   Comments

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WILMINGTON, Del., July 1 (UPI) -- Police in Delaware have arrested a man who is accused of stealing 72 pounds of frozen chicken from a delivery truck and placing the pilfered poultry at a day care.

Ronald Johnson allegedly took the chicken from a truck that was delivering to a grocery store in Wilmington on Friday and then attempted to hide the food at a nearby day care.

A day care employee saw the chicken stash and called police. They arrived and the chickens were returned to the driver of the delivery truck.

Later on, when the 49-year-old suspect returned for the birds, an employee confronted him. Johnson then allegedly slashed the employee on the back and hand with a steak knife.

After a brief foot chase, Johnson was taken into custody. He has been charged with second-degree assault, theft under $1,500, resisting arrest and offensive touching.

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