Fort Worth

Fort Worth police officer brings home the bacon – for real

This little piggy had to share the backseat of a Fort Worth patrol car with a traffic cone and flares on Monday afternoon. He was captured in the 4500 block of Pine Tree Circle in Fort Worth.
This little piggy had to share the backseat of a Fort Worth patrol car with a traffic cone and flares on Monday afternoon. He was captured in the 4500 block of Pine Tree Circle in Fort Worth. Fort Worth Police

No joke: A Fort Worth patrol officer brought home the bacon this week.

A little pig made a mad dash to escape officer Christopher Fields and others who tried to capture it Monday afternoon, but as is often the case in a pursuit, the police won.

The chase began after Fields and Officer Timothy Fornash responded to a loose-livestock call Monday afternoon in the 4500 block of Pine Tree Circle.

“They located it and cornered it in a back yard,” officer Jimmy Pollozani said Tuesday. “And they captured it.”

A police photo shows Fields keeping a tight hold on the pink pig as he walks out of the yard. Another police photo has the little pig in the backseat of a patrol car, sharing space with a traffic cone and flares.

The piglet was later turned over to animal control officials.

“Everyone was doing OK,” Pollozani said. “The animal was doing fine.”

Domingo Ramirez Jr.: 817-390-7763, @mingoramirezjr

  Comments