Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the reports
of an alligator sighting at 3500 DePauw Blvd. in Indianapolis Indiana 46256
at the retention pond. The first report was taken June 7, 2013 in the
afternoon from an employee at the pyramids. Two other sighting has been
Indiana Conservation Officers are working with the Cassidy
Turley’s Property Management team, Hoosier Wildlife Care and A&T Wildlife
Management Services to confirm if the reports are true.
Reports of the alligator state it is approximately four to
six feet in length. The DNR advises that an alligator of this size does not
pose any significant risk to public or pets.
Alligators are legal to possess in Indiana, permits are
required through the Department of Natural Resources if they are five feet
in length or larger.
The DNR asks that if residents see an alligator to stay away
from it and report it to Indiana Conservation Officers, Law Enforcement
Division at 812-837-9536.