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Oklahoma man driving stolen vehicle caught with rattlesnake, uranium, whiskey and firearm: Police

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  1. GatorGrowl

    GatorGrowl Forum Admin Moderator VIP Member GC Staff

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    Man driving stolen vehicle caught with rattlesnake, uranium, whiskey and firearm

    Officers in Oklahoma made a startling discovery after arresting two people at a traffic stop, only to find that their vehicle contained a rattlesnake, a canister of uranium, an open bottle of whiskey and a firearm, authorities said Wednesday.

    An officer with the Guthrie Police Department had pulled over Stephen Jennings and Rachael Rivera for driving with expired tags on June 26, Sgt. Anthony Gibbs told ABC News. After the officer discovered that Jennings was driving with an expired license and Rivera was a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, both were placed under arrest, Gibbs said.

    The vehicle, a Ford Explorer, was impounded because it did not have insurance. It was later discovered that the vehicle had been stolen.

    "So when the impound of the vehicle begins and they start moving compartments, here's the rattlesnake in the backseat," Gibbs said. "It was surprising to the officer, obviously."

    (MORE: Dozens of rattlesnakes found under Texas home)
     
  2. Claygator

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    Covering all of his bases.
     
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  3. Claygator

    Claygator GC Hall of Fame

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    He had the uranium so he could create a "super snake". Ha ha ha.

    Why did the cops euthanize the snake? Why not just let it go?
     
  4. OklahomaGator

    OklahomaGator Jedi Administrator Moderator VIP Member

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    It wasn't me!
     
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  5. NitroSmoke

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    So does that mean "Oklahoma Man" is going to be a thing now?
     
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  6. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

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    got to have a Florida connection, I,m betting he lived for some time in Fisheatin' Creek
     
  7. anstro76

    anstro76 GC Hall of Fame

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    That dude is HARDCORE!

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  8. Gatorcola

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    Tastes like chicken
     
  9. hoyt233

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    Prattvile, AL-Go Lions!
    Maybe he was headed to Tallahassee.
     
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  10. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

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    as good a guess as any....
     
  11. RayGator

    RayGator Moderator VIP Member

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    That’s what all the guilty guys say. :)

    (I first heard that a couple of years ago. Forget what it was now but I saw a young Sheriff’s Deputy checking some things when he was getting it all done. I just told him whatever it was, I was innocent. Without hesitation he looked at me and said, “Thats what all the guilty guys say.” Just made me laugh. That young Deputy sure had a good sense of humor.. :)
     
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  12. defensewinschampionships

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    What the hell was he doing?