1. Maryland man arrested for tackling brown pelican in Florida  Fox News
  2. Man accused of attacking brown pelican charged with animal cruelty  NBC News
  3. Md. man wanted for tackling pelican in Florida arrested in Ocean City hotel room  WTOP
  4. Police: Man who jumped on pelican in Florida arrested in Maryland  WBAL TV Baltimore
  5. He bragged about jumping on a pelican in Key West. Maryland troopers bust him.  Miami Herald
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Maryland State Police arrested William Hunter Hardesty after a video shows an apparent attack of a federally-protected brown pelican in Florida. The brown pelican is a species protected under the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act and Florida state law.

Man, 31, who jumped on a pelican in the Florida Keys is pictured in his mugshot after arrest | Daily Mail Online

William Hunter Hardesty from Davidsonville, Maryland posted footage on his Facebook page on March 7. He was arrested on Friday at a hotel in Ocean City, Maryland.William Hunter Hardesty from Davidsonville, Maryland posted footage on his Facebook page on March 7. He was arrested on Friday at a hotel in Ocean City, Maryland.

Man, 31, who jumped on a pelican in the Florida Keys is pictured in his mugshot after arrest | Daily Mail Online

Evan Vucci on Twitter: "Of course this is where they got him. Md. man wanted for tackling pelican in Florida arrested in Ocean City hotel room | WTOP https://t.co/4dvQ0Ko04i via @WTOP"

“Of course this is where they got him. Md. man wanted for tackling pelican in Florida arrested in Ocean City hotel room | WTOP https://t.co/4dvQ0Ko04i via @WTOP”

Evan Vucci on Twitter: "Of course this is where they got him. Md. man wanted for tackling pelican in Florida arrested in Ocean City hotel room | WTOP https://t.co/4dvQ0Ko04i via @WTOP"

Hunter Hardesty of Davidsonville arrested in Ocean City on Florida animal abuse charges | Eye On Annapolis

Thanks to tips from concerned citizens, state troopers arrested a Maryland man in Worcester County this morning who is wanted by Florida officials on a chargeThanks to tips from concerned citizens, state troopers arrested a Maryland man in Worcester County this morning who is wanted by Florida officials on a charge of animal cruelty. The suspect is identified as William Hunter Hardesty, 31, of Davidsonville, Md. He was arrested on a warrant from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission that charges him with animal cruelty to migratory birds and the intentional feeding of pelicans. He is currently being held as a fugitive in the Worcester County Detention Center. Troopers arrested Hardesty shortly after 9:00 a.m. today at a hotel in the 12000-block of Ocean Gateway, in Ocean City, Md. He was processed at the Maryland State Police Berlin Barrack. Hardesty was taken before a court commissioner for a bond hearing and then transported to the detention center, where he will await extradition to Florida. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office has been notified of the arrest and is initiating extradition proceedings. A video showing

Hunter Hardesty of Davidsonville arrested in Ocean City on Florida animal abuse charges | Eye On Annapolis

Riva Man Arrested For Tackling Florida Pelican In Viral Video | Edgewater, MD Patch

Man Who Attacked Pelican On Video Arrested - Edgewater-Davidsonville, MD - A Riva man has been arrested on animal cruelty charges after police say he bragged about tackling a brown pelican in the Florida Keys.A Riva man has been arrested on animal cruelty charges after police say he bragged about tackling a brown pelican in the Florida Keys.

Riva Man Arrested For Tackling Florida Pelican In Viral Video | Edgewater, MD Patch

Anne Arundel Co. Man Arrested On Florida War | WBAL Radio 1090 AM

WBAL Radio 1090 AM - Anne Arundel Co. Man Arrested On Florida Warrant For Alleged Cruelty To Pelican He was arrested in Ocean City after social media video showed a man luring and then jumping on top of a pelican.

Anne Arundel Co. Man Arrested On Florida War | WBAL Radio 1090 AM

Md. man wanted for tackling pelican in Florida arrested in Ocean City hotel room | WTOP

A Maryland man seen tackling a federally protected pelican on video is now wanted by Florida authorities on animal cruelty charges.A Maryland man seen tackling a federally protected pelican on video is now wanted by Florida authorities on animal cruelty charges.

Md. man wanted for tackling pelican in Florida arrested in Ocean City hotel room | WTOP

Man who jumped on Key West pelican arrested in Maryland | Miami Herald

A man who posted a Facebook video after jumping on a pelican at a Key West marina was arrested in Maryland. State troopers arrested him after he bragged to people at Ocean City hotel about the incident, cops say.A man who posted a Facebook video after jumping on a pelican at a Key West marina was arrested in Maryland. State troopers arrested him after he bragged to people at Ocean City hotel about the incident, cops say.

Man who jumped on Key West pelican arrested in Maryland | Miami Herald

VIDEO: Man wanted for tackling brown pelican in Florida

A Maryland man seen tackling a federally protected pelican on video is now wanted by Florida authorities on animal cruelty charges.A Maryland man seen tackling a federally protected pelican on video is now wanted by Florida authorities on animal cruelty charges.

VIDEO: Man wanted for tackling brown pelican in Florida

Maryland Man Arrested In Animal Abuse Of Florida Pelican – CBS Baltimore

State police arrested 31-year-old Maryland man after he was caught on a viral video jumping on a pelican in Florida. State police arrested 31-year-old Maryland man after he was caught on a viral video jumping on a pelican in Florida. 

Maryland Man Arrested In Animal Abuse Of Florida Pelican – CBS Baltimore

Arrest warrant issued for man seen attacking Florida pelican

State Attorney Dennis Ward said a judge in Monroe County issued the warrant Wednesday for the arrest of William Hunter Hardesty, 31, of Riva, Maryland, in connection to a 21-second Facebook video posted on March 7 that shows him taunting a large pelican in Key West before jumping atop the animal, eliciting a cackle of laughter from witnesses.An arrest warrant has been issued for a Maryland man who posted a video on Facebook that shows him jumping on top of a federally protected pelican in the Florida Keys, authorities said. State Attorney

Arrest warrant issued for man seen attacking Florida pelican