Eugene Man Sentenced For Illegally Exporting Scorpions
June 22, 2022 12:41PM PDT
EUGENE, Ore. – A Eugene man is sentenced to two years of federal probation and 250 hours of community service after illegally importing and exporting live scorpions.
39-year-old Darren Drake admits to violating the Lacy Act by sending the scorpions to Germany without the correct license.
He was charged after customs found scorpions in a package labeled “chocolates.”