Man bites off rattlesnake's tail, slips serpent into neighbor's RV, deputies say

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- A Texas man is behind bars after deputies say he bit off a rattlesnake's tail and sneaked the serpent into his neighbor's home, an RV.

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According to the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office, Ryan Felton Sauter, 39, of Dale, faces deadly conduct and criminal trespass charges after allegedly attempting to use the snake as a weapon following an argument with Keith Monroe, the Austin American-Statesman and KVUE reported.

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Monroe said he found the snake inside his home June 17 and killed it with a machete after seeing Sauter leave the RV.

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Man bites off rattlesnake's tail, slips serpent into neighbor's RV, deputies say

Caldwell County Sheriff's Office
Ryan Felton Sauter, 39, of Dale, Texas, faces deadly conduct and criminal trespass charges.

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