Agent 99, watch out: A 6-inch-long box turtle known as "No. 72” may want your job. Washington, DC, police recently got an assist from No. 72 in making a drug bust, the Washington Post reports. One of several turtles fitted with transmitters that allow National Park Service researchers to track them, No. 72 happened to receive a visit from a scientist while plodding amid some suspicious plants. "I could tell they were marijuana plants," said Ken Ferebee.
"I called the police to come see, because I knew they'd be interested in that," Ferebee continued. Police checked in on the stash occasionally for a few weeks until the grower, a 19-year-old college student, showed up to tend them. He’s been arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute the pound and a half of pot in the patch, worth about $6,500 on the street.