MONROE COUNTY, Florida. – Police arrested two South Florida males Sunday after a dwell Key deer was discovered of their truck.
The deer was found after a visitors cease in Marathon.
In response to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Workplace, round 1:56 a.m., deputies stopped a blue Chevrolet hatchback close to Mile Marker 56 for not staying in its lane.
Deputies discovered an injured deer within the car, on prime of a cooler, garden chairs and different miscellaneous objects.
There have been two males within the car they usually admitted attacking the deer on US 1 north of the Seven Mile Bridge and initially believed to have killed it, authorities stated.
MCSO stated in a press launch, “This space is inconsistent with identified Key deer habitat, significantly Huge Pine Key, No Title Key and patches of different areas within the Decrease Keys.”
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Fee officers responded to research additional.
The FWC finally charged Yoankis Hernandez Pena, 38, and Andres Leon Valdes, 45, with animal cruelty and possession, possession or sale of a species federally listed as endangered.
Authorities stated the injured deer was taken to US Fish and Wildlife Officers on Huge Pine Key for remedy.
The deer shall be launched again into the wild if it survives.
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