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NYC man attempted to smuggle 3 Burmese pythons in his pants across US-Canada border

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The United States Department of Justice said 36-year-old Calvin Bautista, of Richmond Hill, transported three of the reptiles in his pants as he rode on a bus that crossed the U.S.-Canadian border at the Champlain Port of Entry. If convicted, Bautistas faces a maximum sentence of up to 20 years in prison.
2 months ago·New York, United States

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Trouser snakes: US man accused of smuggling three reptiles in his pants

New Yorker accused of hiding large Burmese pythons in trousers while crossing from Canada in July could face 20-year sentence

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Man charged with smuggling pythons in his pants at Quebec-New York border

Calvin Bautista, 36, is accused of bringing the hidden snakes on a bus that crossed into northern New York from Quebec on July 15, 2018. Importation of Burmese pythons is regulated by an international treaty and by federal regulations listing them as "injurious to human beings."

2 months ago·Canada
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Man charged with smuggling pythons in his pants at Canada-U.S. border

A New York City man has been charged with smuggling three Burmese pythons in his pants at a U.S-Canadian border crossing.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Man faces federal charges after smuggling pythons in pants across US-Canada border

Burmese pythons are regulated by an international treaty and by federal regulations, which list the reptiles as “injurious to human beings”

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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New York man charged with smuggling Burmese pythons into the US in his pants

A New York man crossing into the U.S. from Canada aboard a bus hid three pythons in his pants, officials say. He is charged with smuggling.

2 months ago·United States
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Man Charged With Smuggling Pythons in His Pants at US Border

A New York City man has been charged with smuggling three Burmese pythons in his pants at a U.S-Canadian border crossing. Thirty-six-year-old Calvin Bautista,...

2 months ago·United States
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