KEY LARGO (CBSMiami) – A man was arrested after he reportedly harvested undersized lobster off Key Largo.
On Thursday, Florida Fish and Wildlife investigators Billy Thompson and Chris Mattson received a tip about a man that was harvesting Lobster without a dive flag near MM 95 Oceanside.READ MORE: Tracking The Tropics: New Tropical Storm Formation Possible This Weekend
They went to the area and found a man snorkeling along the shoreline without a dive flag.
When they approached the man in their boat and told him they were state wildlife officers, the man, identified as Yordanky Rosado Casares, got into his kayak and paddled down a canal ignoring orders to stop.READ MORE: Report: Miami-Dade School District Misused $6M For Driver’s Ed Programs
Rosado got out of his kayak at a home and ran through several backyards.
He was taken into custody a couple of houses down.
Rosado was handcuffed and two undersized lobster tails were found in his shorts’ pocket. After a search of the area, seven more undersized wrung tails were found.MORE NEWS: Brian Laundrie, Person Of Interest In Disappearance Of Girlfriend, Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, Now Missing
Rosado faces a number of charges including possession of undersized lobster tails, interference with an FWC officer, and resisting arrest without violence.