|Who, age||What||Where||When||Last Known Address|
|Serguei Perez-Perdomo, 37||mutilated turtle||
|May 9, 2014|
|Type of Crime||Other Crimes||#/Type of animal(s) involved||Case Status||Next Court Date /Courthouse|
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.
|CBS Miami||Monroe County Sheriff's Office|