People Flock To Get Glimpse Of Gator Officials Hope To Catch Gator Before Cold Weather Sets In UPDATED: 2:30 PM EDT September 28, 2004 MENTOR, Ohio -- A search is under way for an unwanted resident of the Mentor -- an alligator. One resident has been feeding the alligator in Shipman Pond, a marshy pool south of Mentor Headlands Beach. He said he sees it about the same time every morning. Park rangers and police have been notified so they will know where to find it. Spectators have been arriving at the park to get a glimpse of the gator. It was not clear where the alligator came from. Efforts are under way to catch the animal before the weather gets too cold. Copyright 2004 by NewsNet5. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.