Bettendorf police find ‘exotic pet’ during investigation

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Police officers have to deal with unusual circumstances as part of their job. Some unusual circumstances in the form of an animal occurred today with the Bettendorf Police Department.

A Bettendorf Police Department Facebook post detailed the case.

During an investigation, Officer Hayes from Bettendorf PD noticed, an odd looking animal outside. He then recognized the animal as a Sugar Glider. A sugar glider is considered as an exotic pet. 

The officer noticed the sugar glider was shaking as it was so cold and safely captured it. He eventually turned it in to animal control.

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