Snake-handling preacher in Tennessee won't be charged, but can't have snakes back

  • Article by: Associated Press
  • Updated: January 9, 2014 - 5:15 PM

JACKSBORO, Tenn. — A Tennessee preacher who used poisonous snakes in his religious practices won't face criminal charges. But he also won't get back the 53 serpents wildlife officials seized from his Tabernacle Church of God.

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