A Florida police officer can now add “alligator wrestler” to his resume after he wrangled a hissing gator from the front porch of a home during an encounter caught on video earlier this month.
Boynton Beach Police released bodycam footage Wednesday of Officer Alfredo Vargas responding to a call on July 10 from a resident complaining about an alligator laying outside his front door.
When Vargas arrived at the scene, police said he called the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and learned it would take about 30 minutes for a trapper to arrive. The officer was then told the trapper would most likely kill the gator. Full Story »