Cops were called to a Sanford, Florida neighborhood when residents reported that a monkey was eating mail out of a mailbox.

Turns out Zeek is the pet of someone who lives nearby and had gotten loose.

Officers were able to keep Zeek occupied with a bottle of water while they waited for his owner to pick him up.

Shortly after 8:00 a.m., we received a call from a Sanford resident that lives in the Hidden Lakes subdivision reporting...

Posted by Sanford Police Department on Monday, September 28, 2015

 

The Sanford Police Department also posted a few videos this morning, showing Zeek having some fun on a traffic sign and on top of their patrol car.

Zeek appeared to be well behaved during his brief run-in with the law. 

Shortly after 8:00 a.m., we received a call from a Sanford resident that lives in the Hidden Lakes subdivision reporting...

Posted by Sanford Police Department on Monday, September 28, 2015

Zeek had a little fun with our patrol car.

Posted by Sanford Police Department on Monday, September 28, 2015