MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Fort Lauderdale police have found their kangaroo culprit.
Authorities have charged the owner of the mischievous marsupial found jumping around near the area of the 1300 block and NE 2nd Avenue last week.'My Best Friend Died At The Hands Of A Serial Killer': Loved Ones Mourn Murder Of Sunrise Mother Erika Verdecia
Anthony Macias, 24, is facing several charges, including allowing the animal to escape, not having records of how he got it, and not having a license to own it.READ MORE: Colin Powell, First Black Secretary Of State, Dies At 84
Fort Lauderdale police said it is illegal to have an exotic pet like a kangaroo.MORE NEWS: South Florida Nonprofit Says Aid Missions To Haiti Are Becoming Dangerous
The kangaroo is being taken care of by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.