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Listen: A man tried to smuggle snakes into Canada using his own socks

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They say the punishment should fit the crime, but what about when the crime itself feels like a punishment?

Doc and Kal heated up the “Friday leftovers” and covered some weird crime stories:

Chaoyi Le, 28, faces sentencing at the end of this month for a 2014 incident where Canadian border agents found three live albino western hognose snakes tucked in his socks to be smuggled over the border.

"Sneaking snakes in your socks sounds like the punishment, not the crime," Doc joked on today's show. "How are you benefiting from that?" he wondered.

To see more from Doc, visit his channel on TheBlaze and listen live to “The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson” weekdays 6–9 a.m. ET, only on TheBlaze Radio Network.

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