LAWRENCE (CBS) – Two Lawrence police officers found some unwanted guests in their cruisers recently.
The cars turned out to be infested with cockroaches.READ MORE: Eddie Mekka, 'Laverne & Shirley' Actor And Worcester Native, Dies At 69
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.READ MORE: Chaim Bloom Discusses Jackie Bradley Jr.'s Return To Red Sox, Two Prospects Acquired In Trade
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports
Chief Romero says he has no idea where the roaches may have come from.MORE NEWS: 'Abortion Is Essential': Massachusetts Lawmakers Urge Action As Supreme Court Reconsiders Roe V. Wade
“We transport people all the time,” he said. “We have no clear way of knowing how it happened, but it happened.