Shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, the Madison County 911 Center received a report of an alligator crossing U.S. Hwy 90, near KFC and North Florida Community College. Because of the traffic hazard, City of Madison police officers and personnel from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. The alligator was taken in to custody and transported to a more secure place for young gators. Madison Sheriff’s Investigator Mark Joost provided the escort to Mystic Lake after a brief stop at the County Jail. No injuries were reported.