RadioOnFire.com - According to reports, a 36-year-old man from Louisiana was arrested for a video that was posted online featuring him licking a tub of Blue Bell ice cream in attempt to re-create the viral video of the young woman who licked a tub of ice cream in the grocery store.
Lenise Martin III was arrested for the unlawful posting of criminal activity for notoriety and also for tampering with property. The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office issued a statement on the act by Martin, saying “We discourage anyone from copying this atrocious act. It is illegal. It’s a health risk to others. We will pursue anyone we see do this. You will be charged.”
According to CNN, Martin showed detectives a receipt for a purchase of Blue Bell Ice Cream, suggesting that Martin bought the contaminated treat. Commander Lonny Cavalier told CNN that doesn’t absolve Martin of any wrongdoing, however saying: “He puts it on Facebook to gain this notoriety and at the end of the day, it gives other people ideas that are not the best interest of public health.”