Boa Constrictor Slithers from Chair
RICHMOND, VA (WTVR) - Be careful what you buy secondhand,
because you never know what is lurking inside.
A Richmond, Virginia man learned that lesson early Wednesday
morning when a snake apparently slithered out of a chair he received nearly a
Barrett Edwards tells CBS 6 he was in bed watching TV inside
his Dill Avenue home Wednesday morning when he got up to use the bathroom.
Upon exiting the bathroom he saw a boa constrictor coiled up
atop a bathroom vent. "I turned around and there was a snake right
there," Edwards says.
Edwards says watched the snake for a couple of minutes to
figure out what he was going to do. He then called for his mother, ran
downstairs and called 911.
Richmond Police officers arrived at the home and put the
snake in a pillow case.
Police believe the snake had been hiding in the coils of a
chair a friend of Edwards recently gave him.
Police returned the snake, named Buddy, to its owner who
says he plans on returning it to a pet store.
In Virginia it is a Class 2 misdemeanor to allow a reptile
that is not native to the Commonwealth to escape.
Richmond Police say they don't plan to file any charges in
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to light his hearing aid...
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When the cop walked up he could smell alcohol on the
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That's when he noticed the guy was trying to light his
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light a cigarette.
He admitted to drinking "way too much"
His blood alcohol was over 3 times the legal limit. He was arrested
(HUMAN GPS)...HE CALLED 911, ON HIMSELF
A man in Lorain County, Ohio called 911 after being out all
night drinking... and provided updates on his whereabouts to police.
The 34 year old fella first called to let officers know he
was walking west on his way home. He called two more times while officers were
on their way to get him.
When police showed up, they found him propped up against a
He told officers that he and a friend had drank a fifth of
Jägermeister and the friend had passed out in a truck somewhere so he decided
he would walk home. He also explained that he had a 9PM curfew and that his
father wouldn't let him in the house after that time. The police let him know
he had been all night and it was 6AM.
Then, they arrested him.