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Florida man tries to trade alligator for beer

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 00:44

Dec. 17 - A Florida man, or ''crazy guy'' according to store owner, tries to trade an alligator for beer at a Miami convenient store, but gets cited instead. Gavino Garay reports.

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A Florida man attempts to trade an alligator for beer. Instead of receiving the goods he hoped for, he got a citation. He apparently tried to trade the four-foot gator for a 12-pack of beer at a Miami convenient store. Surveillance video captured the bizarre moment. Store owner Javier Herrera explains... (SOUNDBITE) STORE OWNER JAVIER HERRERA SAYING: "That crazy guy, he came to the store with a small alligator. He tried to sell it to buy a couple of beers...I was scared. It's the first time that I see somebody with that kind of animal in the store." Herrera says another one of his customers called authorities, and within minutes police arrived to arrest the man. He was cited by wildlife authorities with illegally talking an animal from a park.

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Florida man tries to trade alligator for beer

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 00:44