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October 30, 2012
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Drunk woman arrested trying to save ducks from hurricane

The woman, who was rescued from a creek, said she feared the wild ducks would be killed in the storm

By PoliceOne Staff

GLEN ROCK, N.J.—Police arrested a drunk woman Saturday after she jumped into a creek to save the wild ducks that lived there.

The woman, 41, told officers she feared they would be killed by Hurricane Sandy, according to Fox 43.

The woman had to be rescued by the fire department due to the turbulent waters, police said, putting numerous firefighters in danger.

The woman is charged with risking a catastrophe, recklessly endangering another person, public drunkenness, and disorderly conduct.

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