Officer Uses Shopping Cart to Release Snapping Turtle Found at Drugstore

Police in southern Florida used a shopping cart to carry a snapping turtle found at a drugstore to a lake in Coconut Creek, near Miami.

In a post to its Facebook page, the Coconut Creek Police Department explained that the turtle was found at a CVS, where people had even named it Betty. Sergeant Marts and Officer Calderon scooped the turtle up and used a shopping cart to transport it to a nearby lake. Credit: Coconut Creek Police Department via Storyful

Video transcript

- So we're releasing Betty back into the wild. And she-- there she goes. Oh yeah, much better.

So we're releasing Betty back into the wild. And she-- there she goes. Oh yeah, much better.

So we're really seeing Betty back into the wild. And she-- there she goes. Oh yeah, much better.

So we're releasing Betty back into the wild. And she-- there she goes. Oh yeah, much better.

So we're releasing Betty back into the wild. And she-- there she goes. Oh yeah, much better.

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