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A boa constrictor as long as 20 feet is on the loose in Lake Hopatcong. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Ends Hunt For Enormous Snake In Lake Hopatcong

The state has stopped looking for the reptile after scientists failed to find any evidence of the snake in Lake Hopatcong and traps baited with chicken were left untouched.

07/24/2014

File photo of a green anaconda. A reptile expert says a green anaconda up to 16 feet long is on the loose in the Lake Hopatcong in New Jersey. (Credit: ClipArt.com)

Reptile Expert: Snake On Loose In NJ Actually An Anaconda

A reptile specialist leading the search for a snake on the loose in Lake Hopatcong now says it is a green anaconda, not a boa constrictor, as officials had maintained.

07/18/2014

A boa constrictor as long as 20 feet is on the loose in Lake Hopatcong. (Credit: CBS 2)

Enormous Boa Constrictor On The Loose In Lake Hopatcong

A new danger has been lurking in the waters of the largest lake in New Jersey, in the form of a potentially dangerous snake.

07/11/2014

Jefferson Township Gas Station (credit: CBS 2)

Dragging Death Suspect Faces Murder Charges In N.J.

Bail was set Sunday at $750,000 for 34-year-old Ronnie Fedo of Lake Hopatcong. He’s also charged with aggravated manslaughter, death by auto, leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and robbery in connection with Saturday afternoon’s incident in Jefferson Township.

06/26/2011