Who, age What Where When Last Known Address
 Serguei Perez-Perdomo, 37 mutilated turtle

Marathon, FL

Monroe County

May 9, 2014  
Type of Crime Other Crimes #/Type of animal(s) involved Case Status Next Court Date /Courthouse
 

marine violations

sea turtle Alleged

 

A man is being held in the Florida Keys without bond on charges that he had a mutilated a sea turtle in his possession and had violated marine regulations.

Photo courtesy of Monroe County Sheriff's Office Monroe County Jail records show 37-year-old Serguei Perez-Perdomo of Marathon was being held on three counts for violation saltwater fish regulations and one count for destroying, selling or molesting turtles or eggs or nests.

A sheriff’s office report says deputies received a tip that a man placed a cooler in some mangroves. Inside were 212 out-of-season lobster tails, undersized stone crab claws and a turtle that had been butchered for its meat.

Deputies saw Perez-Perdomo putting the cooler in his truck. He later acknowledged that the cooler was his.

Reference:

CBS Miami Monroe County Sheriff's Office