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Plea agreement in case of lemur stolen from California zoo


Added 05-20-19 02:03:02pm EST - “Federal prosecutors say a man has agreed to plead guilty in the theft of a ring-tailed lemur from a Southern California zoo.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Plea agreement in case of lemur stolen from California zoo”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a man has agreed to plead guilty in the theft of a ring-tailed lemur from a Southern California zoo.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 19-year-old Aquinas Kasbar of Newport Beach agreed to plead guilty to one misdemeanor count of unlawfully taking an endangered species.

Prosecutors say in a press release that according to a plea agreement filed Monday, Kasbar broke into the Santa Ana Zoo after hours on July 27, 2018, cut open an enclosure and took a 32-year-old lemur named Isaac.

The animal was placed in a container with no ventilation and later abandoned at a Newport Beach hotel with notes identifying it as having been taken from the zoo.

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