COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The ODNR Division of Wildlife says a 37-year-old Philadelphia man is charged with assaulting a police officer.
That officer was investigating what turned out to be a case of trafficking of popular red-eared slider turtles.
Over 100 of the turtles were seized.
Alonso Oliver-Tucker faces the assault charge for striking a wildlife officer with his car.
He was investigating a sale of those turtles in Cincinnati.