Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter says
deputies thought dispatchers were crazy when calls came in
Tuesday night from people who said they saw a kangaroo. Patrol
car video shows some of the chase along a rural highway near
Deputies helped corner the 4-foot-tall kangaroo as the owner
offered a treat to the animal, then grabbed the pet.
Painter said Wednesday that Midland County has an exotic animals
ordinance and owners must notify the sheriff's office.
Authorities are checking to see if a pet kangaroo falls under
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