Oak Creek man arrested for putting T-shirt on deer

April 17, 2013

Oak Creek - Police arrested a 49-year-old Oak Creek man for mistreatment of an animal April 12 after police identified him as one of several men who put a T-shirt on a deer they trapped in Oak Creek.

According to the Oak Creek police report:

The man was identified by police because of a video of the incident that was posted on YouTube.

Police first learned about the deer incident April 10 after they received a phone call from WTMJ-4 news regarding the video on YouTube. The TMJ-4 representative sent a link to the video to police, and after viewing it, police were able to identify one of the perpetrators as a 49-year-old Oak Creek man.

He was arrested at 10:35 a.m. April 12 for mistreating an animal. The case was forwarded to the district attorney's office.

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