SAN DIEGO (AP) — A second snake — this one a sickly boa constrictor — has been seized from a San Diego man who had a python around his neck when he was arrested a week ago on suspicion of driving his pedicab while drunk.
Authorities said Thursday that 27-year-old Travis Eisner-Young was arrested in his pedicab with the ball python on Sept. 16.
After learning Eisner-Young had at least one more snake, Animal Services officers went to his hotel room and found a boa constrictor in poor condition.
Animal Services deputy director Daniel DeSousa says the boa and the python are now at a veterinary hospital that specializes in exotic animals.
Officials say the python was found to be suffering from dehydration, anemia and starvation.
No phone listing for Eisner-Young was found.