Deputies wrangle gator found in Pasco County

Pasco County Sheriff's Office

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Three brave deputies helped each other wrangle a gator on Wednesday night in Pasco County.

Pasco County Sheriff’s Office

According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page, Deputies Garmon, Fitschen and Pease were alerted to a gator at the Plaza at Mitchell Blvd. and Little Rd.

The deputies came to the scene and Deputy Garmon held the gator’s snout while a state alligator trooper taped its jaws shut.

No other details were released, but it seems all the men involved are safe.


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