Orlando Sentinel (Florida)
VOLUSIA COUNTY---A deputy sheriff violated department policy when he tried to wrestle an alligator in a Deltona apartment-complex parking lot.
Deputy Sheriff Keith Baughman, 39, was bitten on the left leg Thursday night in the parking lot of Brightside Apartments on Caribbean Street in Deltona. He was in stable condition Friday at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach.
Deputy’s gator wrestling violated policy