KILLEN, Ala. (WAFF / Gray News) – A man who made national headlines for his pet grains is in police custody.
Mickey Paulk was arrested in Killen on Thursday night. Deputies say that drug investigators from Lauderdale County found him under the supervision of a hotel.
They say he fled on a stolen motorcycle. After a brief pursuit, Paulk allegedly hit an investigator's vehicle and was then arrested.
Deputies say he had a gun in his waist.
He is facing charges of receiving stolen property, trying to escape, criminal abuse and crime in possession of a gun.
Paulk was assigned to the Lauderdale County Detention Center.
Paulk made headlines after Limestone County deputies raided his home and found his squirrel. They said he had fed the animal meth to make it an aggressive "attack grain". Along the way, Paulk sent a video and called in to a radio station to refuse this.