DETROIT - A raid Friday morning at a home in Detroit has uncovered a stash of drugs, exotic animals and scooters that were in the process of being stripped.
In a statement about the raid at 735 Sloan Street, Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon said investigators with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives found small appliances, dozens of gym shoes, hardware tools, marijuana, heroin, cocaine, several thousands of dollars in cash, two pit bulls, a yellow python and a small alligator.
Napoleon described the suspect that was arrested as a "career criminal" with seven previous felony convictions for gun and drug charges.
The U.S. Attorney's Office is reviewing the case and will issue charges.
In addition to the arrest, a parolee was caught on the premises with several others ticketed for loitering.
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