Police: Man arrested after trying to hit bar employee's pet parrot

Published March 8, 2014

Treasure Island police arrested a man Thursday night after he tried to hit a bar employee's pet parrot, according to an arrest report.

Timothy Paul McMahon, 53, who police said is a transient, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and trespassing.

Police said McMahon tried to go into the back door of CJ's on the Island, 115 107th Ave., just before 9 p.m. Thursday. The bar has a trespass warning against McMahon and he was asked to leave. McMahon then went to the bar's front door and an employee called police.

Officers said McMahon then grabbed the employee's arm "and tried to hit the employee's parrot," an arrest report states.

McMahon left the bar and went to a nearby bus station, where he also is prohibited from going because of a trespass warning.

Police found him there and arrested him. He pleaded no contest to the charges Friday and was sentenced to 10 days in jail, court records show. He has a long arrest history of similar charges.

According to the arrest report: "The employee and parrot were not injured."