Wessie Maine Snake: Piece of Skin Found Near Maine River May Belong to Mysterious Wessie Snake

Westbrook Police have been cautioning residents and looking for a 10-foot snake, dubbed “Wessie,” since it was first spotted near a playground in June. Its skin was found around 3 p.m. Saturday.

Police are trying to determine the type of snake.

Wessie Maine Snake

WESTBROOK, MAINE — 08–20–16 — This large snake skin was found Saturday near the Presumpscot River near the carry-in boat launch in the area of Riverbank Park. Westbrook police caution people who recreate along the Presumpscot River to remain alert, maintain a safe distance from any wildlife, and report any sightings of the snake to the Westbrook Police Department.