July 22, 2009
Shark abandoned in city street
Police in Miami said someone dumped a 6-foot-long nurse shark, a protected species, in the middle of a road.
Authorities said they first received a call about the shark in the city's Overtown neighborhood at about 9 p.m. Tuesday, but witnesses said it had been in the middle of the road since at least 7 p.m., The Miami Herald reported Wednesday.
Authorities said the men could face misdemeanor charges for improper killing and disposal of an animal and a charge in connection with selling shark without a license.