Police find 30 live snakes in Moline house

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Narcotics investigators say they found 30 live snakes when they executed a search warrant at a home in Moline, Illinois.

Quad City Metropolitan Enforcement Group investigators executed the warrant in the 2000 block of 18th Street B at about 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013.

“During the course of the search warrant, approximately 30 live snakes were found inside the residence in violation of Moline city ordinance,” said a statement from Lt. John Hitchcock of the Moline Police Department’s Investigation Division.

Hitchcock said animal control officers would handle the animals and the ordinance violation.

There was no information released on what type of snakes were found.

No injuries were reported.

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