Rockport police successfully corral Vicky the pig

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 1:30pm

    ROCKPORT (Update April 7, 11:45 a.m.) — The large white pig reported to be loose on Porter Street in Rockport Friday morning has been corralled.

    Of the sow, Police Chief Randy Gagne said, “All safe and sound, tucked back in its pen.”

    The pig, reported to be between 250 and 300 pounds, was running loose in the area of Porter and South streets earlier Friday morning.

    At 1:30 p.m., received an email with a photo and message from Vicky, the pig.

    “ name is Vicky. I had fun today on Porter Street. Thank you Rockport police for bringing me home.”

    And that, ends the tale of the loose pig on Porter Street.

    ROCKPORT (April 7, 10:45 a.m.) — No, this is not a late April Fool’s Day joke, there really is a pig on the loose in Rockport, according to Police Chief Randy Gagne.

    “Officer Dana Smith is walking the field, trying to catch it now,” said Gagne at 10:45 a.m. on Friday.

    Gagne described the sow pig as being white and weighing between 250 and 300 pounds.

    The pig, the police and the animal control officer are in the vicinity of Porter and South streets. If anyone snaps a photo of the pig, send it to and we will add it to this story in the hopes that someone recognizes the pig and knows who owns it.

    To report a sighting, or information about the pig’s owner, call Rockport Police at 236-2026.