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Department of Environmental Conservation Officer Mark Simmons used (Credit: Handout)

Department of Environmental Conservation 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)

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.

Department of Environmental Conservation Lt. Dallas Bengel, left,
(Credit: Handout)

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)

Department of Environmental Conservation Lt. Dallas Bengel, left,
(Credit: Handout)

Department of Environmental Conservation Lt. Dallas Bengel, left, Officer Mark Simmons, center, and Manorville resident Frank Nasse captured four young alligators near a boat ramp on the Peconic River in Calverton. (April 19, 2013)

Department of Environmental Conservation Officer Mark Simmons used
(Credit: Handout)

Department of Environmental Conservation 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)

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One of four young alligators captured near a
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One of four young alligators captured near a boat ramp on the Peconic River in Calverton. (April 19, 2013)

One of four young alligator captured near a
(Credit: Handout)

One of four young alligator captured near a boat ramp on the Peconic River in Calverton. (April 19, 2013)

One of four young alligators captured near a
(Credit: Handout)

One of four young alligators captured near a boat ramp on the Peconic River in Calverton. (April 19, 2013)

One of four young alligators captured near a
(Credit: Handout)

One of four young alligators captured near a boat ramp on the Peconic River in Calverton. (April 19, 2013)

Four young alligators were captured near a Peconic
(Credit: Handout)

Four young alligators were captured near a Peconic River boat ramp in Calverton. (April 19, 2013)

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