Boa constrictor found by Fort Frances homeowner

Press Release

(Rainy River District, ON) – Members from the Rainy River District Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are requesting assistance from the public to locate the owner of a snake found in Fort Frances.

On August 8, 2020 at 3:15 p.m. members of the Fort Frances Detachment attended a residence in the west end of Fort Frances to recover a large snake that had been found by a homeowner. OPP officers collected the live snake and are now looking for the owner.

The snake is approximately 7 feet long and appears to be a Boa Constrictor.

If you are the owner of the snake or have an information regarding the incident, the OPP asks that you contact the Rainy River District Detachment at 807-274-3322 or 1-888-310-1122.