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Posted: July 12, 2017

Maine driver calls police to get coiled snake from car

Auburn Police Department


AUBURN, Maine —

A Maine driver got the scare of his life when he found a snake in his car.

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The unidentified driver called Auburn police Tuesday and told a dispatcher that he was afraid of snakes. He said he would rather burn his car than touch the garter snake that was coiled in his car door, authorities said.

Police, who noted the unusual nature of the call in a Facebook post, sent Officer Travis Barnies to assist the driver. Barnies removed the snake, then got a selfie with it before releasing the foot-long reptile into the wild, unharmed.

Well, we don't get calls like THIS every day - thank goodness!! Officer Travis Barnies was dispatched to this call for...

Posted by Auburn (Maine) Police Department on Tuesday, July 11, 2017

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