SNELLVILLE, Ga. — Three thousand people, fireworks, celebrities ... and snakes?
A massive house party in Snellville has neighbors furious as they try and figure out how the county let this happen.
Music Legend Rick James' daughter Ty just bought the property for $2 million. She said it was a housewarming party, and no one has any reason to be upset. But neighbors said it turned into a rager that disturbed the entire community.
"Shocked and disturbed," was how Ken Alston described feeling. "We certainly have never seen anything like that."
He said he saw the party goers walking down his street in the middle of the day.
"Just not something I want to expose my children to, no," he said.
Neighbors reported cars were double parked up and down their entire neighborhood for the housewarming party.
"Walking through with open containers of alcohol, drugs," added neighbor Amy Baker.
Neighbors claim they found pictures of the party on Instagram that they said feature illegal drugs, naked women and huge snakes. They called police.
"We called and asked police to monitor traffic," one neighbor explained. "Cars were turning around in the middle of the road. U-turns at the entrance, speeding through our neighborhood."
Gwinnett Police reportedly told them there was nothing they could do about the party ... even with the loud music and fireworks after midnight. So they called code enforcement.
"We've spoken with Gwinnett and they told me there were no permits issues and they would need a permit if they were charging for a party at a private residence," Baker said.
The owner of the property, Ty James, said no one was arrested, and there was no reason to call police. She said no one was charged to attend, and the party was open to the public, so they neighbors should have stopped by.
She did not want to go on camera with 11Alive, but added her guests were respectful.
Neighbors aren't buying it.
"We don't know want to infringe on anyone's right to do what they want to do on their own property, but not when it becomes and issue for people in the surrounding area," Alston said.
The homeowner said she feels bad neighbors were upset, and she plans to send over a note and bottle of wine to them later this week.