Sacto 9-1-1
December 13, 2011
Man who bit snake pleads no contest

A man who took a couple of bites out of python earlier this year has pleaded no contest to animal cruelty charges, according to Sacramento Superior Court records.

David Elmer Senk, 54, entered his misdemeanor plea Thursday in front of Judge Marjorie Koller, who sentenced him to 60 days in jail.

Senk was arrested Sept. 1 in the 3600 block of Marysville Boulevard. Animal control authorities said after his arrest that the python had been stitched up and was expected to recover.


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