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Sheriff: Maryland man who tackled pelican jailed in Key West

Sheriff: Maryland man who tackled pelican jailed in Key West

A Maryland man accused of abusing a pelican has returned to the Florida Keys to face charges.

Thirty-one-year-old William Hunter Hardesty of Riva, Maryland, was booked into jail in Key West late Monday, according to a statement from Monroe County Sheriff's spokesman Adam Linhardt.

Hardesty was arrested March 15 in Ocean City, Maryland, after a video posted on his Facebook a week earlier went viral, showing him leaping...

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