400-pound alligator takes morning stroll through Texas neighborhood

Constable says alligator was ‘safely caught and is being relocated’

Chad Norvell via Storyful

GRAND LAKES, Texas. – Residents of a neighborhood in the greater Houston area spotted an unexpected visitor in the early hours of Monday, as a large alligator was seen lumbering through Grand Lakes, Texas.

This footage was captured by Constable Chad Norvell, who said the 400-pound reptile was spotted walking along Peek Road near Buffalo Bayou.

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The constable also posted an image of the alligator in the back of a pickup truck.

In a Facebook update on Monday, Norvell said the alligator was “safely caught and is being relocated.”

According to local reports, the alligator weighed 400 pounds and was 11 feet long.


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