Police in Alpharetta were not expecting this passenger during a traffic stop on Sunday.
Photo: Alpharetta police 
Photo: Alpharetta police 

Police: Alien (no, seriously) pulled over in N. Fulton

Police in Alpharetta had an extraterrestrial encounter on Sunday.

When officers pulled over a car for speeding and approached the passenger side window, they saw a big-eyed, still, pale figure riding shotgun. As it turned out, the passenger was not of this planet.

Police got a laugh and snapped some photos when they discovered it was a life-size alien doll. For good measure, the driver even buckled it in for safety.

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The driver was pulled over for speeding, traveling at 84 mph, police said. That isn’t quite fast enough to make a jump into hyperspace.

Police did not say where the stop occurred, or if the alien’s human partner was given a speeding ticket.

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In the center console was a bottle of SmartWater and a cup holding what looked like a smoothie. It’s unclear what E.T.’s cousin was sipping on.

On its Facebook page, Alpharetta Department of Public Safety wrote: “Umm, the things you see during every day patrol.”

The M.I.B. were not called to the scene.

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