Henry Atherton is charged with felony mistreatment of animals by torture. Authorities found 32 dead snakes in a storage locker near Dilworth last week. According to the criminal complaint, the 49-year-old told investigators he bought the snakes in Florida and intended to sell them.
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32 dead pythons found in northwestern Minnesota storage unit
Animal neglect charges are possible against a man who recently re-located to Clay County, Minnesota from Florida. Not sure what to do with his 32 snakes, he stashed them in his storage unit near Dilworth. Not a happy ending for the reptiles.
Authorities can't tell if snakes found in storage unit are alive
Officials who found 32 pythons in a Dillworth storage unit say the reptiles might not be dead after all. Authorities were considering filing animal neglect charges against the owner of the snakes. Now they wonder whether they are in a type of hybernation.
Man accused of beheading ex-girlfriend's pet snake
Police say a man entered his ex-girlfriend's home in Woodbury and ripped the head off her pet snake. He faces felony charges including burglary, terroristic threats and torturing animals.
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Owners of Shakers Vodka file for bankruptcy protection
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