PORT ARTHUR (KFDX/KJTL) — After licking ice cream at a Walmart in Texas and putting back on the shelf last August, the man responsible has pleaded guilty.
D’Adrien Anderson, 24, posted a video on Facebook in August taking ice cream off the shelf at a local Walmart, opening the carton to lick it, just to put it back in the freezer.
More than 2,000 people shared the viral video, gaining the attention of Port Arthur Police.
Anderson claimed he bought the ice cream later, also saying he showed police the receipt to prove it.
He has pleaded guilty to a Class-A misdemeanor, his sentencing is set for March 4, 2020.
Police said he was arrested and charged with criminal mischief because of the money Walmart lost after the incident, having to restock and throw away the shelf of ice cream.