PORT ARTHUR, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A 24-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail for posting on social media a video last August of himself removing an ice cream container from a Texas market freezer, licking the contents and returning the container to the freezer.
D’Adrien Anderson was also sentenced to an additional six-month jail term probated for two years and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and $1,565 in restitution to Blue Bell Creameries, which had to replace all of its products in the freezer.READ MORE: Woman Found Dead After Apparent Domestic Dispute At Dallas Apartment, Police Say
Anderson began serving his jail term immediately after sentencing.
The incident happened August 26, 2019 at a Walmart in Port Arthur.READ MORE: Strong To Severe Storms Possible In North Texas Sunday, Main Threats Are Large Hail And Damaging Winds
Store surveillance cameras showed that he finally took the Blue Bell ice cream from the freezer and bought it, which wasn’t captured in the social media video, authorities said.
Anderson could have been sentenced to up to a year in jail and fined $4,000 for misdemeanor criminal mischief.
Port Arthur is about 85 miles east of Houston.MORE NEWS: Suspect Wanted For Shooting Bouncer In Deep Ellum
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