Cell phone video from another person at the scene shows officer Cabrera singlehandledly subduing the the slithering beast on the side of the roadway.
When he arrived on the scene near Johnson Street and USA 27, Officer Joey Cabrera found a 12-and-a-half foot long Burmese python. He was later assisted by backup units.
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The snake was transported to the department's west substation where a licensed python trapper took the snake away and had it euthanized.
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The Pembroke Pines Police Department tweeted out a photo showing several officers including Cabrera holding the snake Friday. "If the snake is a danger to you or the surrounding area contact 911".
Although this type of snake isn't venomous, they will still bite people and wrap themselves around their prey, according to ABC News.
Burmese pythons are an invasive species in Florida. In April, he responded to a call after a group of local teens caught a 13-foot python. "This snake had evidence of being near the fires with burn marks on its skin".
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