43-foot whale found on beach
racketeering and faces sentencing next year.
Rosenthal, who’s free on bond, has denied the allegations that also include mail fraud and witness tampering.
Animal rescuers say a 43-foot whale has been found dead on Matagorda Beach, about 90 miles southwest of Houston.
Heidi Whitehead with the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network in Galveston said it is rare for a large whale to come ashore on the Texas coast. Whitehead says a necropsy was planned. a juvenile bald eagle and train it in falconry. Prosecutors said there was an active bald eagle nest on Mathew’s property and evidence showed he had already researched how to capture the bird.
Mathew said the eagle was out of its nest and on a tree limb and he was trying to help the animal.
A spokeswoman for prosecutors said the bird was taken to a sanctuary. associate superintendent in the neighboring El Paso Independent School District, where the TEA this month took more control.