Article will continue after advertisement

April Fool’s Day came a few days late for an Arizona police department who claimed to have enlisted the help of a drug-sniffing lizard. According to their Facebook page, Iroh the bearded dragon was named an officer last Thursday with a ceremony led by Avondale Police Chief Dale Nannenga.

RELATED: This tennis match had to be stopped until the sounds of raucous lovemaking subsided

The police even fooled a local television station that reported that the lizard is a bonafide member of the force. However, Rare spoke to the Avondale Police Department and they confirmed that Iroh the lizard is not a member of the Avondale Police Department and that the stunt was a prank done to promote their Facebook page. And if their prank was only a social media stunt, they were certainly successful, the picture of Iroh being sworn in has been shared over 260 times.


RELATED: A Good Samaritan saved the life of an Arizona trooper being beaten on the side of a deserted stretch of highway

No news has been released on if the bearded dragon actually can sniff drugs or how the Avondale Police Department trained their dragon.

Module Voice Image
|
Tags