A MAN has allegedly been caught driving while nearly four times over the legal alcohol limit while holding a small python.
Police said the man, 28, was pulled over in Cessnock on Saturday after officers alleged he was not wearing a seatbelt.
They walked up to find him holding a small python in his right hand and was breath tested, allegedly recording a blood alcohol reading of 0.195.
Police also allege his licence was cancelled.
He will appear in Cessnock Local Court on August 14.