Police say an Illinois man kept an alligator as a pet inside his residence for 26 years with out his neighbors ever figuring it out.

Sgt. Invoice Shannon, of the Illinois Division of Pure Assets’ conservation police, stated Saturday that proprietor Charles Worth “put it out periodically in his again yard. Nobody knew he had it, nobody had ever seen it.”


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Police say a south suburban Lansing resident kept an alligator at his home for 26 years without his neighbors knowing. Sgt. Bill Shannon, of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources’ conservation police, said Saturday that owner Charles Price “put it out periodically in his backyard. h/t walkileaks

The 6-foot-lengthy reptile stayed in a big cage within the basement, sources stated.

Lansing man kept alligator in home for 26 years, police say

An equipment repairman working in Worth’s basement earlier this month observed one thing stirring inside a coated container. He lifted the duvet, took footage and contacted Lansing Police Division’s animal management