33-Year-Old Melbourne Man Faces Misdemeanor Offenses for Illegal Shark Harvesting

Man allegedly harvest shark in Satellite Beach

The Brevard Clerk of Courts published prosecutors formal notice requesting that a summons be issued for 33-year-old Brian Waddill for Violation of Restrictions on Possession of Prohibited Species, Failure to Return Prohibited Species Unharmed, and Violation of Prohibition Against Harvest, Landing or Sale of Sharks. Both offenses are 2nd degree misdemeanors. (Stock Image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard Clerk of Courts published prosecutors formal notice requesting that a summons be issued for 33-year-old Brian Waddill for Violation of Restrictions on Possession of Prohibited Species, Failure to Return Prohibited Species Unharmed, and Violation of Prohibition Against Harvest, Landing or Sale of Sharks. Both offenses are 2nd degree misdemeanors.

The request for summons came after prosecutors reviewed an investigation conducted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, into the illegal harvesting of a shark by Brian Waddill on December 20, 2022, in Satellite Beach.

Prosecutors established there was sufficient evidence to formally charge Waddill with the misdemeanor offenses.

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