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07/14/2014 10:33 am ET | Updated Jul 14, 2014

Drunk 'Pterodactyl' At Legoland Splashes Cop, Gets The Taser: Police

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Legoland Florida turned into Jurassic Park for about 30 minutes last week when a drunk man claiming to be "Pterodactyl" allegedly splashed a cop and tried to flee.

"Pterodactyl," whose real name is Richard Campagna, led police on a chase through the Winter Haven, Florida, water park after refusing to leave, according to The Ledger. He allegedly ran into the lazy river, which officials said was "occupied by a large number of children," and splashed water on a deputy.

That's when the Taser came out.

Police tried to stun Campagna, but only one of the Taser's probes struck him. He reportedly pulled the probe from his elbow and continued to evade officers. It took several deputies and Legoland staff to chase him down and arrest him.

Cops say Campagna entered the park alone around noon and wouldn't leave after he got drunk.

No deputies or staff were injured, and police say there was no extra danger when they shot a Taser at Campagna while he was in the water.

He faces charges of battery on a law enforcement officer, splashing water on a deputy, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, according to the New York Daily News.

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