New York woman crashes into firehouse with python wrapped around her neck

NEW YORK - A New York woman was arrested after she crashed into a fire station and slammed into two fire trucks allegedly with a stolen python wrapped around her neck.

Sarah Espinosa, 22, allegedly stolen a small ball python from a nearby pet store in Long Island when she lost control of her 2010 Toyota Prius Monday night officials said, according to ABC News .

Espinosa crashed her Prius through the front garage door of a fire house and collided with, and damaged, two parked fire trucks, according to the police report.

When fire personnel rushed to Espinosa's side they discovered the snake wrapped around her neck. The snake was removed and through the investigation detectives learned it had been stolen from a nearby pet store. The snake reportedly costs $89.

Espinosa was also found with marijuana in her car. She was charged with reckless endangerment, petit larceny, reckless driving, driving while intoxicated and unlawful possession of marijuana.

The python was returned to the store and Espinosa was treated and released from a local hospital.

Espinosa had not yet been arraigned, according to ABC.


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