Man arrested for drink-driving had zebra in truck

| 24 May 2012 8:40 am

An Iowa man’s alleged drink-driving discretion might have escaped all but a judge’s attention – had he not been found with a young zebra and a parrot in his truck.

The man was arrested outside a bar in Dubuque, Iowa, on Sunday night, where police found the animals on the front seat of his vehicle.

Officers arrested Jerald Reiter, 56, of Cascade, as he drove away from a bar, after testing indicated he was above the legal driving limit in the state. reports that Reiter and his  girlfriend, Vickey Teters, treated the animals like their kids and often took them for rides.

Records show  Reiter was released from Dubuque County Jail  on Monday.




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  1. Finola says:

    Hope the judge tore strips off him !

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