BREAKING: Theft of sea-turtle eggs sends two Riviera men to prison


Two Riviera Beach men have been sentenced to seven months apiece in federal prison for stealing nearly 500 sea turtle eggs from a beach in St. Lucie County, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Miami said Wednesday.

U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra also sentenced Carl Lawrence Cobb, 60, and Raymond Saunders, 50, to two years of supervised release when their prison terms are done. Cobb was convicted on two counts of transporting sea turtle eggs for the purpose of sale and Saunders was convicted on one count of the same charge.

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