Thursday, February 28, 2008

Thick Skinned Customers

And They Were Really Snappy ,Too

Police and US Marshals in Ohio called for back-up from animal control when they went to the home of a suspected probation violator and found two alligators instead. Deputy US Marshal Joshua Hillard said people in the house told him the suspect wasn't home but invited the officers in. That's when they found the gators. Animal control officers was called, and an expert grabbed the reptiles.

FOOTNOTE: Gator aid.

22 comments:

Epijunky said...

As an Ohioan, I'm dying to know where they found an expert on Alligators... In Ohio...On short notice.

Alex L said...

gators... their pussy cats, get some salties in there that will test those police men out.

A.Bananna said...

I was wondering that too epijunky! why would anyone have an alligator in ohio? lol.

Mae said...

thanks for the wonderful comment and keep doing a good job

Jeff B said...

That sounds like a croc to me!

david mcmahon said...

Hi Epi,

You've cut straight to the chase there!

Keep smiling

David

david mcmahon said...

Hi Alex,

Yep, salties are another matte altogether. (For non-Aussie readers, a ``salty'' is a saltwater crocodile - VERY cranky and bad-tempered!!)

Keep smiling

David

david mcmahon said...

Hi A.Bananna,

Maybe they were owned by a woman called Ali Kater.

Keep smiling

David

david mcmahon said...

Hi Mae,

Thank you for that vote of confidence!

Keep smiling

David

david mcmahon said...

Hi Jeff,

Okay, you win today's quip contest, hands down.

You're very quick, er, quip-witted!

Keep smiling

David

Jeni said...

Boy, you've got everyone going on the puns now don't 'cha, David?
To heck with the question as to "Why would anyone have an alligator -or croc -in Ohio. Why on earth would ANYONE have either/or anyplace other than in the swamps of Florida, and other southern places, where they damned well belong?
Gives me the shivers!

i beati said...

I also read about the python that swallowed the family dog while children were horror stricken in Australia- whose python was it ??

Shrinky said...

I'm sitting here shaking my head..

Melissa said...

Since I'm an Ohioan, this was on our local news!

Nessa said...

I guess they're not taking a bite out of crime.

WomanHonorThyself said...

see ya later alligator..after a while crocodile?..ok maybe not too much of a while!..eeeeeeeeeek!...why do pple have snakes that eat their dogs and crocs anywhere but on their feet?..lol

The Egel Nest said...

Alternate Footnote:

See you later, alligator...

Bradley
The Egel Nest

aims said...

Did they just have them as pets? Wandering about the house?

Some people have strange tastes...now if they were raising them to make alligator sausage with - that would be a different story altogether..

B.T.Bear (esq.) said...

I agree- yu shud try livin wiv a croco-dragon. They're a nightmare.

Vienna for Beginners said...

The croc's parent should be sued for not teaching their offspring to never snap at a police officer!

San said...

I can just see the policemen when they spotted those reptiles. Their faces say...later, gator!

Golightly said...

My husband being a devout Florida State alum would like Bradleys alternative footnote as Gator-aide was invented by Florida Gators - THE BIG RIVAL!!