World Turtle News, 05/29/2020
Florida men caught stealing 93 sea turtle eggs
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two men were arrested after authorities found them with a bag of sea turtle eggs in Palm Beach County over Memorial Day weekend, wildlife officials said.
Bruce Bivins, 63, was spotted putting objects he dug out of the sand into a dark bag as he walked on Singer Island, a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission affidavit said. An officer later stopped Bivins, who was in a truck driven by Carl Cobb, 63.
In 2018, Cobb was sentenced to seven months in prison after a conviction on two counts of transporting sea turtle eggs, the newspaper reported.
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