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New York woman accused of stealing snake, crashing stolen car into firehouse

Sarah Espinosa, 22, lost control of her 2010 Toyota Prius around 7 p.m. on Monday night while driving on Jericho Turnpike in New Hyde Park on Long Island, according to police. Firefighters who responded to the crash found a ball python wrapped around Espinosa's neck. (Photo via CNN) 2 / 3
A 22 year-old woman lost control of her 2010 Toyota Prius around 7 p.m. on Monday night while driving on Long Island. She had a ball python around her neck when rescuers responded to the crash. (Photo via CNN) 3 / 3

Long Island, NY (CNN) - A woman is accused of going on a joyride with a stolen snake and crashing into a New York firehouse while drunk.

22-year-old sarah espinosa pleaded not guilty to charges of Reckless Endangerment, DWI, Larceny and Possession of <arijuana Tuesday. Police say she crashed a firehouse garage Monday night, damaging two fire trucks.

Firefighters who rushed to help her found a ball python wrapped around her neck. Police determined the snake had been stolen from a nearby pet shop.

A judge set Espinosa’s bail at $5,000 and requested to suspend her license.

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