September 2, 2014
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) - Sheriff's divers have come to the
rescue of a trapped goose that sat too long in frigid waters of a
Police responded Friday night after being told the goose was
trapped in the Clinton River near Shadyside Park.
Divers and a marine officer first tried putting warm water
around the goose, which was frozen in the ice.
Macomb County Sheriff's divers chipped away at the ice and
within an hour freed the goose. The bird then waddled to a group of
geese sitting in open water nearby.
Sgt. Dan Willis says it honked, then "swam away with the rest
of the pack."