Notorious pig known as ‘Piggy Smalls’ finally apprehended

On Friday, the Forest Grove Police Department in the US announced on Facebook they had finally apprehended a troublesome potbelly pig.

According to the post, the pig, known as “Piggy Smalls” (alias “Notorious”) had “allegedly been harassing residents in the Hawthorne neighborhood of Forest Grove over the last several months.”

He was ultimately captured at a little before 1 p.m. “by a joint task force of the FGPD Code Enforcement Officer and a representative of Home Sweet Home Properties.”

The Forest Grove Police Department is pleased to announce the apprehension of a potbelly pig, known to police as “Piggy…

Posted by Forest Grove Police on Friday, February 3, 2017

The pig has been terrorizing the neighborhood for months. In November, Smalls was the suspect in three pig-related incidents in just one edition of the weekly Forest Grove Police log.

Smalls frequently eluded capture.

According to the Forest Grove Police, “Smalls will be released to the custody of an animal rescue outside the city.”