Calif. police find 6-foot alligator during drug bust


By Jeremy Herb
The San Jose Mercury News

UNION CITY, Calif. — Police conducting a routine probation search in an apartment on Friday morning said they found marijuana plants – and a six-foot alligator.

At 11:15 a.m., police went to Eric Windom’s apartment at the West View Apartments at 2600 Decoto Road. Inside, they arrested Windom, 30, on suspicion of marijuana cultivation, possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance, said Sgt. Raul Galindo, a Union City police spokesman.

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