Police said the reptile was found in a makeshift aquarium inside the building.Other than the gator, there was nothing unusual and cops determined the gator was unrelated to the hang-up call.
Not only is it illegal to possess such an animal, but they are dangerous and should not be harbored by anyone without specific training and the appropriate licensing or permits.Press Release: By Tim Bojarski, for Batavia Downs Batavia, NY—As the doors swing open for the start of the 72nd season of live harness racing at Batavia Downs on Monday (July 23), patrons, horsemen and horsewomen will see a multitude of changes made by the track to improve the racing product and enhance the wagering value. Those racing at the Downs this year will be greeted by 0,000 worth of paddock improvements including a new barn that will house two additional races.The 2018 racing session features 70 dates, including seven matinees that all start at p.m. with Friday and Saturday night races beginning at p.m. It was constructed adjacent to the existing four-race paddock and across from the 16-stall wash barn and finished off with fresh blacktop.We look forward to getting underway and expect and exciting season of racing.” The schedule looks to provide some of the best competition the track has seen and the New York Sire Stakes (NYSS) will be the centerpiece of it.Eight divisions of state-breds will visit the Downs and there will be 0,000 (est.) up for grabs for the participating horses. 21), all eight NYSS final consolation races will be held at the Downs with an additional 0,000 to be doled out.If anyone has any information regarding this animal or knows of anyone harboring such a dangerous animal, they should contact the DEC Region 8 office at (585) 226-2466.The alligator was temporairly turned over to the Seneca Park Zoo in Rochester.During the search of the interior of the building officers located a large make-shift aquarium that contained a 4-foot-long alligator.Officers immediately notified the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and En Con Officer Wilson arrived on scene a short time later.The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a man it says is armed and dangerous.Deputies say David Morgan of Wilmington, North Carolina is on the run in Geneseo. 37 year old Jennifer Roskey is facing felony charges following a fracas last night on South Main Street in Oakfield.