According to a tweet from Williams Dean of the Dominion Post, the 15-foot python owner has been arrested.
Shane Stevens, 19, of Morgantown has been charged with “allowing an animal to run.” Stevens was released on a $100 bond.
The owner of the 15-foot python that escaped into the wilds of Sabraton on May 30 has been arrested and charged by the Morgantown Police Department. Shane Stevens, 19, of Morgantown, is charged with allowing an animal to run at large. More to come.
— William Dean (@WillDean_DP) June 27, 2019
After the arrest, the Morgantown Snake was contacted on Twitter and asked if he had any comment. His response:
Don’t slander my dad. https://t.co/eiKuokfk6i
— Morgantown Snake (@MorgantownSnake) June 27, 2019
Despite the arrest, the 15-foot python is still at-large. One can only imagine where it could have traveled to by now.