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Exotic Animal Incident Report

Reported: May 10, 2012
Location: Cleveland, South Carolina

Animal: Venomous Snakes
Animal Disposition: unknown

Facility Type: Exotic Pet
Facility Name: unknown

Category: Legal/illegal issue
Species: Reptile

Summary: Eight venomous snakes were found living in a home amongst 3-year old and 2-month old children. Investigators determined that the parents did not have the license, nor the proper housing, to possess the snakes which placed the children in danger. Arrest warrants were obtained for the unlawful neglect of a child and the parents were placed under arrest. They both face up to 20 years imprisonment if found guilty.

Source: TR Tribune.com

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