The Monroe County Sheriff department announced the arrest of Ming Horng Yin, 52, of Miami Springs. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, Yin was arrested for possession of a Goliath Grouper. The Goliath Grouper is a protected species.
The fish was successfully returned to the water alive.
Race: O Gender: M Date of Birth: 12/04/1968 Age: 52
Arrest Date: 7/21/2021
Arrest #: MCSOCHG00000753M
Offense #: MCSO21OFF005123
- 1 M 379.401.2a CONSERVATION – VIOL FWC RULE OR ORDER LEVEL TWO
Officer/Agency: GUERRA, WILFREDO – Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Bond Amount: $ 0
Ming Horng Yin, 52, of Miami Springs was arrested Wednesday for possessing a goliath grouper on the Channel 2 Bridge. Goliath grouper are a protected species. The goliath grouper was returned to the water alive. For fish regulations, go to https://t.co/w9qvnU3OZf pic.twitter.com/2KbD9mzydM
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