East Troy PD fields calls about coyotes, has some fun in news release
EAST TROY, Wis. - East Troy police announced they have been receiving calls regarding coyote sightings -- and coyotes howling at night.
Because coyotes are usually nocturnal, officials stress that living in the country people will both see and hear coyotes on a regular basis. They urge residents to not call 911 when they see these wild animals.
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That said, East Troy police added that "there are certain behaviors that are cause for alarm by Coyotes and they are:"
- Coyotes dropping anvils from hot air balloons
- Coyotes in possession of a giant magnet
- Coyotes in possession of “TNT”
- Coyotes carrying product marked “ACME”
- Coyotes posting signs such as “detour” or “free bird seed”
- Coyotes in possession of a catapult
- Coyotes on roller skates with rockets attached
Officials said, "call 911 immediately if you witness any of the above behaviors by coyotes."