Man Guilty of Having Illegal Pet Monkey
HONESDALE — A man from Wayne County was ordered to pay a fine after he was found guilty of having a pet monkey without the proper permits.
Court papers report John Poliandro of Lakeville was found guilty of possessing a Capuchin monkey without a permit.
According to the Wayne County Wildlife Conservation, Poliandro purchased the monkey from someone in Missouri. Officials claim it was transported illegally into Pennsylvania.
Poliandro was ordered to pay $150 and all costs of prosecution.