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VIDEO | Removing rodents and reptiles from home in West Bend | Courtesy Terry the Tipster


June 2, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The situation on Indiana Avenue and Linwood Terrace in West Bend is under investigation as West Bend and East Troy Police Departments look into a false imprisonment and sexual assault that occurred in both jurisdictions.

During the investigation West Bend Officers located and arrested the 42-year-old male actor at 230 S. Indiana Avenue.

That man is presently in the Walworth County Jail.

The video below is of Friday’s removal of reptiles and rodents from the side-by-side duplex on Indiana Avenue. Note of caution, the video below contains adult language.



While officers were at the residence they noticed a foul odor coming from the basement. The officers investigated and found numerous snakes, mice, and other small reptiles in the basement.

Video, courtesy Terry the Tipster, shows plastic containers stacked 5-feet high on the back of a trailer. Inside the crates you can see mice scurrying about.


On Friday, June 1, 2018 West Bend Police Officers, along with employees from West Bend Public Works, Building Inspection, Building Maintenance, the Milwaukee County Zoo and wardens from the Wisconsin DNR served an inspection warrant at the residence.

Workers removed 160 snakes ranging from 6 inches to 2 feet in length, in excess of 250 mice, several Dart Frogs and Gecko’s from the residence.


Several of the animals were in poor health, and several dead snakes and mice were also removed. Building Inspectors notes several health and safety code violations. This investigation is continuing. The suspect will be charged with additional criminal and civil code violations.


The West Bend Police thanks all the employees from all the other departments and agencies involved in this investigation.

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