Broncos star Miller won’t be charged for Florida shark catch

DENVER (AP) — Authorities have declined to charge Denver Broncos star Von Miller for catching a hammerhead shark off the coast of Florida last year.

The Denver Post reported Tuesday that a recently published list of enforcement actions by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows the owner and operator of the fishing boat Spellbound was fined $2,000 for the March 2018 catch.

Miller had posted video on social media that showed him and others pulling the shark out of the water during a deep-sea fishing trip near Miami.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission opened an investigation after the social media posts led to complaints.

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According to the commission, harvesting hammerhead sharks is prohibited in Florida waters.

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Information from: The Denver Post, http://www.denverpost.com

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