Dearborn man faces felony charge after stomping bird to death at pet store

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. – A Dearborn man has been formally charged after allegedly stomping a chook to dying at a pet retailer in Allen Park remaining week.

Ali Chehade, 22, was charged on Thursday in Wayne County with third-degree animal killing — a felony that’s punishable by as a lot as 4 years in jail and an incredible of no more than $5,000 beneath current Michigan regulation.

Chehade is accused of stomping a chook to dying at Critter Pet Store in Allen Park on Tuesday, Might 18.


In response to retailer proprietor Michael Simms, the Dearborn man entered the pet retailer with a parakeet that he wished to return. Chehade was reportedly irate and wished a $30 refund for the chook.

Simms, who was behind the counter in the middle of the incident, says he opened the small service that the chook was in, and noticed the parakeet was injured with a bloody wing — most likely bitten by one different animal. The store proprietor says he was frightened regarding the chook and knowledgeable Chehade that he would make sure that the chook receives medical consideration.

“I calmed him down and continued to inform him, ‘I’ll provide you with credit score, you may get something within the retailer and I’ll ensure that the chook is OK,’” Simms talked about. “With how irate he was, I didn’t know the way he was going to look after it. I used to be extra frightened in regards to the animal than something.”


The individual then threw the service on the underside and stomped the chook to dying. His actions have been caught on digicam.

Officers say that cops seen the lifeless chook in a smashed discipline upon arrival on the scene.

The Dearborn man took off after the incident, nonetheless Allen Park police have been able to watch him down.

Chehade was arraigned in Wayne County on Thursday morning. He’s being held on a $50,000 bond, was ordered to bear a psychological evaluation and is not allowed to have animals or pets in his residence, officers talked about.

He’s anticipated to look in courtroom as soon as extra on June 7.

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