Sarasota County deputies capture 8-foot gator in Venice

Two Sarasota County sheriff's deputies captured an 8-foot, 7-inch gator on Friday morning along Jacaranda Boulevard.

VENICE, Fla. - Sarasota County sheriff's deputies captured a gator on Friday morning.

Sgt. Matt Tuggle and deputy Colin McCormak captured an 8-foot, 7-inch gator along Jacaranda Boulevard.

The deputies kept the gator still until a trapper arrived.

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