TODAY'S PAPER
Overcast 31° Good Afternoon
Overcast 31° Good Afternoon
Long IslandTowns

Alligators captured in Peconic River

Department of Environmental Conservation Officer Mark Simmons used

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) Photo Credit: Handout

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,
Photo 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,
Photo 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
Photo 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)

One of four young alligators captured near a
Photo 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 alligator captured near a
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Handout

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

Latest Long Island News

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to Newsday is free for Optimum customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE