ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — A motel in Atlantic City had an unusual guest check-in on Tuesday morning.

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Officers responded to the Bayview Inn & Suites in Atlantic City to conduct a search when they found a three-foot alligator in the pool.

The motel is on North Albany Avenue, just a few hundred yards from Lakes Bay.

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No word on how the alligator got in the pool, but police say it was taken to the Cape May County Zoo.

Seven people were arrested during Tuesday’s search, including one man connected to a man’s fatal overdose in 2016.