Man faces 122 charges after dead snakes found in home

A 43-year-old Palm Bay man whose home is undergoing foreclosure faces more than 122 counts of animal cruelty charges today after more than 100 dead snakes were found in his home.

Police booked Barry Walter, 43, into the Brevard County Detention Center this afternoon on 122 counts of animal cruelty.

Animal enforcement officers were at the man’s home at 251 Mayport Ave. in Palm Bay this morning where 75 to 100 dead snakes were found inside the home.

Among the carcasses that enforcement officers pulled from the home were those of pythons, rattle snakes, scorpions and mice found inside a freezer.

Read full story HERE.


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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