Woman pulls alligator from her trousers during traffic stop

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Woman pulls alligator from her trousers during traffic stop

She also had three turtles in her backpack.


The alligator after being pulled from the woman’s trousers (Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office)
The alligator after being pulled from the woman’s trousers (Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office)

A Florida woman pulled a small alligator from her yoga pants during a traffic stop, sheriff’s officers said.

The Charlotte County sheriff’s deputy stopped a pickup truck on Monday after it drove past a stop sign.

The driver, Michael Clemons, 22, told him that he and his 25-year-old passenger, Ariel Machan-Le Quire, were collecting frogs and snakes under an overpass.

He gave the deputy permission to search bags in the truck.

When the deputy found 41 three-stripe turtles in the woman’s backpack, he asked if she had anything else.

She then pulled the one-foot alligator from her trousers.

Charlotte County Sheriff’s officials suggested an explanation on Twitter for the incident: “Not to be outdone by #FloridaMan, a #FloridaWoman pulled an alligator out of her pants.”

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission took over the investigation.

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