published Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Video: Authorities may bring more charges against snake dealer

  • Authorities may bring more charges against snake dealer
    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency held a news conference Thursday after arresting Chuck Hurd, a "major player in the transportation and importation of poisonous snakes into the state of Tennessee."
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This is ridiculous, he hadn't even seen Wade in over a year! He was in Atlanta when Wade got bit- TWRA just want someone to pick on, and it is unfortunate that Hurd is the one they have to pick on. TWRA just wants the light on them for a while for "doing a good deed". Psh! Yeah right! They aren't doing anything but causing harm to an innocent man!

February 4, 2011 at 12:34 p.m.
RJJ said...

No, he did not kill Wade, and I don't think his name should even be associated Wade's death.

YES, he is guilty of not following Tennessee state law. That will be his downfall. Plain and simple. (and he knew better)

February 7, 2011 at 5:58 p.m.
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