According to sister-station 1010 WINS, Dabhi had just returned from the holiday weekend with his family, wife Shireen and daughter Samira, when he and his wife noticed what looked like a snake crawling up the leg of one of their chairs.
Dabhi called 911 to alert authorities, but the department was already overloaded with 4th of July emergency calls. It took him two more shouts to 911 before officers responded, over an hour later.
The intruder turned out to be an albino corn snake — which are commonly found throughout the southeastern and central United States — and while it may be non-venomous, it can constrict and bite.
Dabhi later Tweeted his thanks to the NYPD.
Thank you @NYPD108Pct for saving us from a snake intruder last night! Read about it here: https://t.co/MYKyGMgN6I #NYPD pic.twitter.com/zjw6Ol1AXp— JAY DABHI-AMP RADIO (@JayDabhi) July 5, 2017