"Jake" the snake found in Elyria couple's yard June 20, 2011 at 11:31 PM EST - Updated June 24 at 11:08 AM An Elyria man got a big surprise when he went to let his dogs out Monday afternoon. Chuck Koch says there was a huge live snake chillin' in his front yard! Chuck and his wife said they were shocked because the reptile was about 10 ft long. They do not know if the snake was someone's pet or not, but after about a half hour in their yard, it mysteriously disappeared. copyright 2011 woio. All rights reserved.