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9-foot alligator trapped in Fort Pierce backyard

Posted: 11:39 PM, Jul 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-27 08:10:46Z

Police officers in Fort Pierce trapped an alligator in resident's backyard.

The gator measured 9-feet long.

Officers released the gator into Lake Okeechobee.

Fort Pierce police say they recently responded to five calls about nuisance alligators.