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Department of Environmental Conservation Lt. Dallas Bengel, left, and Officer Mark Simmons used a long catch pole to snare four young alligators near a boat ramp on the Peconic River in Calverton. (April 19, 2013)(Credit: Handout)

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Alligators captured in Peconic River

A Manorville man noticed a young alligator swimming near a boat ramp on the Peconic River in Calverton. Officers from the Department of Environmental Conservation helped him catch four alligators when it was all said and done.