CHICAGO — Chicago police have confiscated an alligator from a home on the Northwest Side.
According to police, officers executed a search warrant at the house in the 4000 block of North Troy in the Albany Park neighborhood around 10 p.m. Monday.
Aside from the three-foot alligator, officers also recovered multiple guns and narcotics.
The alligator is now with Chicago’s Animal Care and Control unit.
A spokesperson with the city released the following statement:
“Chicago Animal Care and Control recovered an alligator in conjunction with a search warrant executed last night. The alligator is about three feet long and in good condition. CACC is working on finding a rescue to transfer the animal into their care.”
No one is in custody and the incident remains under investigation.