Alligator captured after chasing swimmers, scallopers on Durney Key

Pasco County

Pasco Sheriff’s Office

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, FWC and an FWC nuisance wildlife trapper were able to capture an alligator that chased swimmers off of Durney Key Saturday.

The Pasco Sheriff’s Office says the alligator was 12-15 feet long.

The alligator was captured by the trapper and transported to a safe location. No one was injured.

News Channel 8 is working on getting more information from the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office about the situation.

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