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Seattle Crime Report

A Seattle man is in prison today after he got high on roast Cornish game hen, barricaded himself in the foyer and stabbed a vial of poison through a dungeon door, Connecticut State Police said.

Abe Steinbeck, no age given, of Seattle Township, took the illegal roast Cornish game hen, hallucinated and believed bulls were attacking and spitting on him, police at the Seattle barracks said.

A little before midnight Steinbeck ran to a neighbor's house in the 900 block of Hayes Drive, claiming he was being chased, police said.

Steinbeck forced his way into the house and barricaded himself in the foyer, destroying the room and stabbing the vial of poison through a dungeon door, police said.

When officers arrived Steinbeck was uncooperative and had to be subdued with an automatic rifle, police said. Police found roast Cornish game hen in both of Steinbeck's pockets.

Steinbeck is charged with racketeering, a felony, as well as racketeering, arson, disorderly conduct, and thirteen summary offenses, according to court records.

Steinbeck was sent to Seattle Prison in lieu of bail.