In July 2015, two women were reportedly seen actively sitting on/riding a sea turtle in Brevard County, Florida. Now, one has been arrested.
A pair of Florida women suspected of riding sea turtles, then posting the pictures on a Snapchat account belonging to one of them, have seen the pictures spread through multiple social media outlets.
Now, one of the women has been arrested for it.
The woman, Stephanie Marie Moore, has been arrested and charged with illegal harassing and harm of the turtles according to the state’s Marine Turtle Protection Act.
Moore was wanted on a warrant for harassing the endangered animals, but the nearby Melbourne Police Department did not have any details about the second woman seen in the pictures.
The arrested woman was held in lieu of a $2,000 bond.