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Thieves steal chicken wings worth $65K

Published On: Jan 30 2013 09:20:46 AM MST
Updated On: Jan 31 2013 09:04:01 AM MST
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National Chicken Council

Two men are being accused of stealing $65,000 worth of frozen chicken wings amid a high nationwide shortage of the appetizer.

Dewayne Patterson, 35 and Renaldo Jackson, 26, allegedly used forklift and a rental truck to steal several warehouse pallets of frozen wings from a storage facility in Lawrenceville, Georgia, according to WSB-TV.

The two men were charged with one count of felony theft and released on bond.

Chicken wings are in extremely high demand and are expected to reach record prices during the Super Bowl this year.