Alligators found in Eastpointe building taken to Michigan sanctuary

Eastpointe officers take alligator from owner to alligator sanctuary in Athens, Michigan.

EASTPOINTE, Mich. – Eastpointe police teamed up with the Michigan Humane Society to nab a pair of baby alligators.

The police acted on a tip received by the Humane Society and found not one but two gators hidden inside a building.

The owner of the property told police he didn't know it was against the law to keep them.

The gators were sent to an alligator sanctuary in Athens, Mich.