Arrest in stolen tortoise in Queens

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Millennium (left) and Mini Me (right)
Alley Pond Environmental Center/Instagram

BAYSIDE, Queens (WABC) -- Police have made an arrest in the case of a stolen tortoise in Queens.

36-year-old Shawn Waters is charged with grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property.

The 90-pound African Spurred Tortoise named "Millennium" was stolen last week from an environmental center in Bayside.

Millennium was not hurt and is now back at the center.