Phoenix man accused of offering tiger cub to undercover police for $20K
A Phoenix man has been arrested after he allegedly offered to sell a tiger cub to undercover police officers for $20,000, authorities said Tuesday.
Police said 25-year-old Carlos Castro-Alcaraz was arrested Monday night on felony wildlife offenses after advertising the cub for sale on social media.
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The animals were seized turned over to the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
It was unclear Tuesday if Castro-Alcaraz has a lawyer yet who can speak on his behalf.