NAPLES, Fla. — A man has been arrested for illegally keeping two Whitetail deer, 15 birds and two banned bird traps in his home.
According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), officers responded to the home of a man identified as 30-year-old Ariam Diaz who was allegedly in illegal possession of multiple animals.
When officers arrived at the scene, Diaz told them that all of the animals in his home were his. Officers also found that Diaz was keeping Canadian geese without paperwork or proper caging, FWC said.
According to the report, the two deer were illegally transported across state lines from Ohio.
Diaz faces multiple charges for violating codes related to possessing wildlife as personal pets, bird code violations and importing deer.
Diaz was taken to the Naples Jail.
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