Earlier today, a resident on Laird Fletcher Road just south of Natchitoches contacted NatCom 911 Center reporting a 4-legged intruder in their yard requesting assistance according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies assigned to the NPSO Patrol Division responded to the address.
While there, deputies learned of a three to four foot alligator in the yard.
Deputies located and extracted the alligator from the property.
The alligator was detained for a brief period placed in the rear of a patrol unit and released in an undisclosed location in Cane River.