California pony in unicorn getup captured after 3-hour hunt

MADERA, Calif. (AP) — The calls coming into a California Highway Patrol office in the San Joaquin Valley were alarming.

Officer Josh McConnell tells KSEE-TV ( motorists were reporting a unicorn running around on the roadway Wednesday in rural Madera Ranchos.

More than three hours later the suspect was taken into custody.

A not-so-mythical white pony named Juliette who wears a fake horn for photo sessions was illuminated by a CHP helicopter in an orchard and resident Renee Pardy used another horse to lead it out.

The ersatz unicorn’s owner, 5-year-old Tatum Boos (Bohs), says Juliette was given a timeout for being a bad pony.


Information from: KSEE-TV.