CARROLLTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Carrollton Police are taking no chances that an officer could drive off in a “protected” cruiser.
The department put one of its SUVs out of service for a couple of weeks on Tuesday, March 30, after a dove built a nest and laid a couple of eggs between the windshield and the hood of the SUV.READ MORE: 2 People Found Dead Inside Abandoned School In Parker County
On Wednesday, an officer put yellow police tape along the driver’s side door and put the keys somewhere else as well.READ MORE: Tony Evans Jr., Lancaster Football Player And University Of Wyoming Recruit, Killed In Shooting At Dallas Hotel
Someone noticed the dove and the eggs Tuesday morning, March 30.
Police said they believe it takes about two weeks for the eggs to hatch, so they’ve taken the unit out of service for the time being.MORE NEWS: 11-Year-Old Fatally Shot By Child Who Found Gun In Vehicle At Dallas Walmart, Police Say
The police department posted on its Facebook page Tuesday, “WELP…. Looks like #20026 is out of service for 12-14 days.”