Martin County Sheriff's Office deputy, trapper capture gator

Deputies were called when an unwelcome guest showed up in Palm City.

The ‘guest’ was an 8-foot, 150 pound alligator.

It appeared at the Monarch Club in Palm City Thursday, according to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputy Brian Merrifield said it was trying to hide in bushes when he arrived. With the help of a trapper they were able to capture the reptile.

It’s next stop is a local alligator farm, according to the sheriff’s office.


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