Florida Governor Scott comments on FWC’s investigative efforts to protect Florida wildlife
TALLAHASSEE, FL/December 13, 2017 (STL.News) – Yesterday, Tuesday, December 12, 2017, Governor Rick Scott released the below statement following the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office’s announcement of criminal charges against the individuals who senselessly dragged a shark behind their boat at high speed. This decision is a result of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) law enforcement’s investigation.
Governor Scott said, “I was outraged by the sickening video of a shark being horribly abused earlier this year. Florida has no tolerance for this mistreatment, and I am proud of the hard work of FWC law enforcement during this investigation to hold these individuals accountable for their horrific actions.”
SOURCE: FLGOV.com via USPress.News, published December 12, 2017, published on STL.News December 13, 2017 by St. Louis Media, LLC (MS)