South Carolina Taco Bell calls police on 'rowdy rooster'

It isn’t just Chihuahuas that say “Yo quiero Taco Bell!"

Authorities in South Carolina took a “rowdy” suspect into custody outside of a Taco Bell after being called to the scene.

According to a post on the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page, a large rooster had been “loitering” near a local Taco Bell. Apparently, the bird had been surviving on various food items like tacos, pork rinds and even dog food.

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The post states, “After a rough weekend, it's good to see a gamecock story with a happy ending. Deputies from our Patrol Division and Animal Control Unit responded late last week to the Taco Bell on Highway 78 in Ladson for a report of a rowdy rooster causing a ruckus. He had been loitering for a week and chowing down on tacos, pork rinds and dog food whenever he felt a bit peckish.”

Fortunately, authorities were able to corral the animal, with a little bit of help. “Patrol deputies came, and Animal Control provided backup with a net,” the post continues. “Together, they corralled the rather large rooster. He was transported to the Charleston Animal Society without further incident.”

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The post concludes with a joke, saying, “So now we know why the chicken crossed the road: to get to Taco Bell. ... And thanks to these deputies, this rooster will live mas.”

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Maybe the rooster was just upset about Taco Bell’s recent decision to discontinue the Cool Ranch Doritos Taco (along with several other menu items).