Alligator

Alligator captured in Inwood

NYPD, Animal Care & Control Capture Alligator Walking Down Inwood Street

The alligator was taken away by Animal Care and Control.

07/23/2015

A Brooklyn man is under arrest after police raided his home Tuesday and discovered an alligator and several snakes. (CBS2)

Brooklyn Man Charged After Raid Turns Up Alligator, 9 Snakes At Home

Johnnie Morgan, 44, was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment, police said.

07/21/2015

Authorities place an alligator into a plastic bin in Elmwood Park, N.J., on July 8, 2015. (Credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

4-Foot Alligator Caught In Passaic River

About four hours later, the boats came off the water — one from the Fair Lawn Fire Department was carrying the reptile.

07/08/2015

Alligators Found In Suffolk County (credit: Suffolk County SPCA Facebook)

Foot-Long Alligator Spotted In Suffolk County Pond

A woman walking near the pond by the Central Islip Courthouse spotted one-foot-long alligator and called the authorities.

04/23/2015

An alligator found inside a home in Long Branch, New Jersey (Credit: Long Branch Police Department)

Police Find Small Alligator Inside Long Branch, NJ Home

It’s not clear who owns the reptile.

04/19/2015

Alligator turned in at Suffolk County SPCA "amnesty day" event on Nov. 9, 2014 (credit: CBS2)

Alligator, Turtles Turned In At Suffolk County SPCA Event

The amnesty initiative was aimed at getting illegal reptiles and amphibians into a controlled environment where they can be cared for properly.

11/09/2014

An alligator that was rescued from a home in Mastic Beach, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Alligator Rescued From Home In Mastic Beach

The 30-inch, 3-year-old gator was dropped off at a rescue group, which then contacted the SPCA.

10/06/2014

Suffolk County Alligator

SPCA: 15-Inch Alligator Found Abandoned In Mill Pond

Authorities are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who abandoned a baby alligator in a pond on Long Island.

06/07/2014

Alligator (file / credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Authorities Confiscate Alligator From Brooklyn Man’s Home

Victor Alexandria was charged with improper precaution of a wild animal for allegedly keeping the alligator in a child’s swimming pool outside of his Bensonhurst home.

05/29/2014

An alligator that was found at a home in Islip, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Alligator Found At Home In Islip

The alligator was spotted in a tank Friday when police were in the Islip home on an unrelated matter.

11/16/2013

Suffolk County officials are being trained to come face-to-face with dangerous reptiles. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Reptile Training Under Way For Suffolk County Officials

Suffolk SPCA chief Roy Gross said the training is crucial, given the spike of reptiles turning up on Long Island.

11/08/2013

Suffolk County Alligator

Long Island Homeowner Turns In 2-Foot Alligator

Animal welfare crews rescued a 2-foot alligator from a home in Suffolk County this week.

10/09/2013

Alligator found in Southampton (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

2-Foot Alligator Found In Westchester County Pond

Police say the 22-inch amphibian was seen roaming around Wilson’s Woods Park last week. They say police searched for an hour Friday for the alligator after someone snapped a photo of the creature.

08/18/2013

Alligator (file / credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Saturday Is Reptile And Amphibian Amnesty Day On Long Island

It might have been cute when you first got it, but now that snake, lizard, or alligator may be a little to much to handle. If that’s your situation, Saturday is the day for your day.

04/26/2013

Alligators Found In Suffolk County (credit: Suffolk County SPCA Facebook)

Four Gators Found In Suffolk County Ahead Of Illegal Reptile Turn-In Event

A New York man enjoying his morning cup of coffee Friday stumbled upon four alligators near a Long Island boat ramp.

04/21/2013

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