Police find alligator at suspected auto chop shop

Detroit police busting a suspected auto chop shop being run out of a home found some surprises inside — a baby alligator and piranha.
AP Wire
May 11, 2013


The bust in the city's East English Village neighborhood came after neighbors alerted police about the home at a Wednesday night meeting.

Police found stolen cars at the home, which apparently was being occupied by squatters. An illegal electrical hookup was powering the home.

The homeowner was reportedly out of state and didn't know about the suspected chop shop.


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