Florida sheriffs ‘arrest’ tortoise for going too slow

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Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies caught a slow poke Wednesday on a Florida road.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies found a tortoise traveling westbound on Gateway Boulevard.

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Corp. Robert Cresswell and another deputy "placed the tortoise in the rear of the patrol vehicle" and took it to Busch Wildlife Sanctuary in Jupiter, Florida to get it away from the rush hour, the PBSO Facebook post reports.

While it seemed like a hard job for the deputies, the post said it was “all in a day’s work at PBSO.”