Pastor Loses Court Battle

Local/Regional News
10:39 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Snake Handler Loses Serpents Before Tenn. Court

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- A snake-handling Kentucky preacher has gone back home from a Tennessee courtroom without his venomous serpents.

The Knoxville News Sentinel reported Jamie Coots pleaded guilty to illegally having poisonous snakes that were confiscated after a traffic stop in Knox County, Tenn., on Jan. 31.

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