A 46-year-old Florida man with previous wildlife violations was arrested Tuesday for spearing lobster in a Key Largo canal.

Florida Man Arrested For Illegally Spearing Lobsters

A 46-year-old Florida man with previous wildlife violations was arrested Tuesday for spearing lobster in a Key Largo canal.
Source: MCSO

A 46-year-old Florida man with previous wildlife violations was arrested Tuesday for spearing lobster in a Key Largo canal.

Upper Keys Deputy Jason Farr observed Omar Yon spearfishing in a canal on Coral Way at approximately 4:51 p.m.

Yon had two undersized, speared lobsters, according to Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

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Yon was charged with spearfishing for lobster, spearfishing in a prohibited area, possessing undersized lobster, harvesting lobster without a measuring device, and possessing lobster out of season.

He was also cited for having no dive flag, an expired fishing license, and no lobster permit.

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