Man Accused Of Stealing MONKEYS From The Dallas Zoo

Man Accused Of Stealing MONKEYS From The Dallas Zoo

A person accused of stealing monkeys from the Dallas Zoo has been arrested, allegedly whereas lurking within the aquarium, presumably to case out his subsequent animal thievery.

On Tuesday, Davion Irvin, who by then had been recognized as an individual on curiosity within the monkey heist, was finally caught on the Dallas Aquarium, the police division advised the New York Put up Friday.

Man Steals Monkeys From Dallas Zoo, Will get Nabbed Whereas Casing Aquarium

“A gentleman who would later be recognized as Davion Dwight Irvin stopped an worker of the Dallas World Aquarium to ask questions concerning one in all our animals,” an aquarium spokesman advised The Put up.

The spokesperson went on to say that “the worker instantly acknowledged Mr. Irvin from prior reporting on the incident involving the suspected theft of two emperor tamarin monkeys from the Dallas Zoo.”

The worker rushed to name the police, however by the point officers arrived, the 24-year-old had already left and headed in direction of a light-weight rail practice.

He was later arrested in Downtown Dallas, the outlet studies.

In the meantime, Irvin has been charged with six counts of animal cruelty for kidnapping the small, white-bearded monkeys.

Animals Recovered Safely Earlier This Week, Suspect Accused Of Additionally Killing Endangered Vulture

The animals had been safely recovered earlier this week from their cages at positioned at an deserted house in Lancaster a day after the theft, based on the zoo.

It stays unclear if Irvin is equally chargeable for a number of different unusual occurrences on the zoo, which incorporates the dying of an endangered vulture.

Zoo personnel positioned the chicken, named Pin, on January 21 after his enclosure had been broke into.

“I’ve been within the zoo occupation over 30-plus years, and by no means had a scenario like what occurred Saturday. It’s unprecedented and really disturbing,” zoo president Gregg Hudson stated of the incident.

The animal refuge had even supplied a $10,000 reward for any info resulting in Pin’s demise. That determine finally ballooned to $25,000 after the monkeys had been kidnapped from the zoo.

Suspect Booked In Dallas County Jail Additionally Accused Of Letting Huge Cat Outdoors Of Its Enclosure

Someday earlier than the chicken’s dying, a leopard was seen exterior of its habitat. Zoo officers say somebody lower the enclosure on function for a clouded leopard identify Nova.

“The investigation into all instances on the zoo is ongoing and additional costs are potential,” the cops stated.

Irvin was booked into Dallas County Jail.

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