Cockroach Infestation Takes Police Cruisers Off The Road

LAWRENCE (CBS) – Two Lawrence police officers found some unwanted guests in their cruisers recently.

The cars turned out to be infested with cockroaches.

Lawrence police Chief John Romero says the cars were taken off the road for a couple days so they could be fumigated. They are now back on the road. But he admits it’s the first time he’s ever had to de-roach a police cruiser.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports

Chief Romero says he has no idea where the roaches may have come from.

“We transport people all the time,” he said. “We have no clear way of knowing how it happened, but it happened.

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