Pembroke Pines Police Officer Wrangles 12-Foot Python

Annette Crawford
January 13, 2018

A 12-and-a-half foot Burmese python was no match for the law Thursday night in Pembroke Pines, Florida.

He quickly and bravely jumped into action, wrangling the giant snake under control.

The police department's social media manager, Amanda Conwell, told the Miami Herald that Cabrera was the first to arrive and he "wrangled" the snake before being assisted by backup units.

Pythons are not an uncommon sight to Floridians.

Florida officers wrangle 12.5-foot python
FL officer wrangles 12.5-foot Burmese python found in the street

He then took the snake to police headquarters, where a licensed python remover took the snake away.

In tweets posted Friday, the department shared photos of the python and warned residents to not approach snakes, but should call 911 instead.

Officer Joey Cabrera struggled singlehandedly with the massive reptile in a fight captured on video.

"Due to their size and strength these snakes put local wildlife, pets, even children at risk", she said.

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