WPTV: Tequesta man charged with stealing 107 sea turtle eggs on Jupiter Island


The suspect, Glenn Shaw, 49, was observed Friday evening taking eggs from a female loggerhead sea turtle as she was laying them.(Source: WPTV)

A Tequesta man is accused of taking and possessing loggerhead sea turtle eggs, a third-degree felony, punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine up to $5,000, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Last week, the agency received information from FWC biologists on a possible suspect stealing sea turtle eggs from a beach behind a home on Jupiter Island.

For the complete story: http://www.wptv.com/news/region-c-palm-beach-county/man-arrested-after-stealing-sea-turtle-eggs-in-jupiter

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