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A trafficker arrested with close to 250kg of pangolin scales
22.3.2022
A man has been arrested for trafficking in pangolin scales in Bertoua. He was arrested during an operation carried out by wildlife officials of Lom & Djerem Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife with the technical support of a wildlife law enforcement body known as the Last Great Ape Organisation (LAGA).
A trafficker arrested with close to 250kg of pangolin scales
A pangolin trafficker sentenced to more than a year in prison
22.3.2022
A wildlife trafficker has been sentenced to more than a year in prison by the Bertoua Court of First Instance for trafficking in pangolin scales.
A pangolin trafficker sentenced to more than a year in prison
A trafficker arrested with over 77kg of pangolin scales
2.11.2021
A man has been arrested for trafficking in pangolin scales in Bertoua. He was arrested during an operation carried out by wildlife officials of the Divisional Delegation of Forestry and wildlife of Lom & Djerem, in collaboration with the Gendarmerie.
A trafficker arrested with over 77kg of pangolin scales
Four people arrested with a stolen baby chimp
15.10.2021
Four people have been arrested in Douala for stealing and trafficking in a baby chimp from a sanctuary. They were arrested on September 28, 2021 during a crackdown operation carried out by wildlife officials of the Littoral Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife, in collaboration with the Police.
Four people arrested with a stolen baby chimp
2 people arrested with African grey parrots
15.10.2021
Two suspected wildlife traffickers have been arrested in Ebolowa for trafficking in African grey parrots. The two men were arrested at the New bell neighbourhood, in Ebolowa on September 17 during an operation carried out by wildlife officials of the Mvila Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife, in collaboration with the Police.
2 people arrested with African grey parrots
A man arrested with 331kg of pangolins & 3 leopard skins
15.10.2021
A man has been arrested with 331 kg of pangolin scales representing 1.600 pangolins killed, at the Briqueterie Neighbourhood in Yaounde. He was arrested during a crackdown operation jointly carried out by officials of the Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife and the Gendarmerie Brigade of Nlongkak with technical assistance from LAGA, a wildlife law enforcement organisation.
A man arrested with 331kg of pangolins & 3 leopard skins
A city council worker arrested with a live Mandrill
14.10.2021
A city council worker in Kribi has been arrested for the illegal possession and trafficking in a mandrill. He was apprehended on July 7 at the Dombe neighbour. He was arrested during a crackdown operation carried out by wildlife officials of the Ocean Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife, in collaboration with the Gendarmerie Company.
A city council worker arrested with a live Mandrill
A woman arrested with mandrill
14.10.2021
A woman has been arrested in Mintom in Dja and Lobo Division for trafficking in a baby mandrill. She was arrested during an operation carried out by wildlife officials of the Dja Biosphere Reserve, in collaboration with the Gendarmerie Brigade of Djoum.
A woman arrested with mandrill
Four men arrested with 3 leopard skins and 1 crocodile skin
14.10.2021
Four people have been arrested in Balessing, in the Menoua Division for trafficking in leopard and crocodile skins. A fifth suspect of the gang is on the run. They were arrested last weekend during a crackdown operation carried out by wildlife officials of the Menoua Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with the Gendarmerie.
Four men arrested with 3 leopard skins and 1 crocodile skin
Man arrested with 60kg of pangolin scales
14.10.2021
A man has been arrested in Dimako for trafficking in pangolin scales. He was arrested during a crackdown operation carried out by wildlife officials of the Upper Nyong Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with the Police of Abong -Mbang. He was apprehended at his home with close to 60kg of pangolin scales packed in a bag, as he was just about to go out and sell the scales. LAGA, a wildlife law enforcement organisation technically assisted officials during the operation.
Man arrested with 60kg of pangolin scales
Two people arrested with 70kg of pangolin scales
14.10.2021
Two people have been aTwo people arrested with 70kg of pangolin scalesested for pangolin scales trafficking in Mbalmayo in the Center Region. They were arrested during a crackdown operation carried out by wildlife officials of the Nyong and So'o Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with the Gendarmerie Company of Mbalmayo.
Two people arrested with 70kg of pangolin scales
A man arrested with a baby chimp in Nanga-Eboko
14.10.2021
A man has been arrested in Nanga-Eboko in the Center Region for chimp trafficking. He was arrested during an operation carried out by wildlife officials of the Upper Sanaga Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife with the technical assistance of LAGA, a wildlife law enforcement organisation.
A man arrested with a baby chimp in Nanga-Eboko
A Pangolin scales trafficker arrested in Bertoua
14.10.2021
A suspected wildlife trafficker has been arrested in Bertoua in the East Region of the country for trafficking in pangolin scales. The operation was carried out by wildlife officials of the Lom and Djerem Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with the Gendarmerie.
A Pangolin scales trafficker arrested in Bertoua
A customs official arrested with a live mandrill
14.10.2021
A customs official has been arrested in the frontier town of Ambam in the South region of the country for trafficking in mandrill. He was arrested by wildlife officials of the Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife of the Ntem-Valley in collaboration with the Ambam Gendarmerie Company.
A customs official arrested with a live mandrill
Six arrested in connection with ivory trafficking
14.10.2021
Six suspected wildlife traffickers have been arrested in Bertoua and Yokadouma in connection with the trafficking in ivory in the East Region. They were arrested during a crackdown operation carried out by the Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife of Lom and Djerem in collaboration with the Police.
Six arrested in connection with ivory trafficking
Arrest of a notorious African Grey Parrots trafficker
14.10.2021
Two parrot traffickers have been arrested with three African grey parrots and six Rose-ringed parakeets in Yaounde during a crackdown operation carried out by wildlife officials of the Center Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with the Gendarmerie Company of Yaounde II.
Arrest of a notorious African Grey Parrots trafficker
A trafficker arrested with 23kg of pangolin scles
13.10.2021
An alleged wildlife trafficker has been arrested in Ebolowa in the South Region for trafficking in pangolin scales. He was arrested during an operation carried out by wildlife officials of the Mvila Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with the police.
A trafficker arrested with 23kg of pangolin scles
2 traffickers arrested with a lion and leopard skin
13.10.2021
Two people have been arrested for lion and leopard skins trafficking in Yaounde, the capital city. They were arrested during a crackdown operation carried out by wildlife officials of the Center Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife, in collaboration with the Nlongkak gendarmerie brigade.
2 traffickers arrested with a lion and leopard skin
A notorious ivory trafficker arrested
13.10.2021
A notorious wildlife trafficker has been arrested for unlawful possession of ivory tusks in Bertoua. He was arrested alongside another trafficker during an operation carried out by wildlife officials of the East Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife following investigations into wildlife trafficking spanning the North and East Regions and the Central African Republic.
A notorious ivory trafficker arrested
Two human bones traffickers arrested
27.6.2020
Two human parts traffickers were arrested in Foumbot during an operation carried out by the Foumbot Gendarmerie brigade and the Foumbot Forestry and Wildlife Control Post.
Two human bones traffickers arrested
2 soldiers arrested with over 400 kg pangolin scales
17.6.2020
Two soldiers and an alleged wildlife trafficker have been arrested in Yaounde for pangolin scales trafficking. The two soldiers, a sergeant, formerly working with the Presidential Guard, and a navy second class soldier were arrested by elements of the Odza Gendarmerie Brigade and the Mimboman Gendarmerie Company.
2 soldiers arrested with over 400 kg pangolin scales
3 people arrested for ivory trafficking
14.5.2020
Three people have been arrested for elephant ivory tusk trafficking in Douala in the Littoral region. They were arrested during a crackdown operation carried out by the Littoral Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with the Police. The operation was also carried out with the technical assistance of LAGA, a non-governmental organization. They were found with two ivory tusks in the trunk of their car during the arrest.
3 people arrested for ivory trafficking
Primates traffickers arrests amidst Covid-19
11.5.2020
Three people have been arrested during two separate operations in Yaounde and Lolodorf for trafficking in mandrills. The operations were carried out by wildlife law enforcement officials in both towns. The first operation took place at the Nkoabang neighborhood in Yaounde while the second at Lolodorf where mandrills live were seized.
 Primates traffickers arrests amidst Covid-19
5 leopard skins seized, trafficker arrested in Bandjoun
28.2.2020
A man was arrested in Bandjoun on February 24, 2020 by wildlife officials for trafficking in five leopard skins. He was arrested at a filling station when the car he was boarding stopped at the petrol station for fuel. The arrest was carried out by the Koung-Khi Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with Bandjoun gendarmerie brigade. A non-governmental organization called LAGA provided technical assistance during the operation.
5 leopard skins seized, trafficker arrested in Bandjoun
5 leopard skins seized, trafficker arrested in Bandjoun
28.2.2020
A man was arrested in Bandjoun on February 24, 2020, by wildlife officials for trafficking in five leopard skins. He was arrested at a filling station when the car he was boarding stopped at the petrol station for fuel. The arrest was carried out by the Koung-Khi Divisional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with Bandjoun gendarmerie brigade. A non-governmental organization called LAGA provided technical assistance during the operation.
5 men including the son of a former minister have been arrested with two huge ivory tusks in Yaounde
10.9.2019
The son of a former finance minister has been arrested alongside four others for trafficking in wildlife products. They were about to carry out an illegal transaction involving the sale of two ivory tusks when wildlife officials arrived the scene at the Omnisport neighbourhood in Yaounde. The arrest was done during the crackdown operation led by the Centre Regional Delegation for Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with the Ngousso Gendarmerie Brigade in Yaounde. A nongovernmental organization called LAGA technically assisted the operation.
5 men including the son of a former minister have been arrested with two huge ivory tusks in Yaounde
3 men arrested with 4 leopard skins in Loum, Nkongsamba
14.8.2019
A successful operation carried out by the Moungo Divisional Delegation of Forestry has resulted in the arrest of three alleged traffickers in totally protected wildlife species in Loum in the West Region. The suspects were arrested on July 24, 2019, trying to sell four leopard skins. A motorbike they used for transporting the skins was seized alongside the four skins.
3 men arrested with 4 leopard skins in Loum, Nkongsamba
Policeman protecting Bouba Ndjida park arrested with 5 lion skulls
18.5.2019
A Garoua-based policeman has been arrested in Yaounde in connection with the killing and trafficking of wildlife products at the Bouba Ndjida national park. The police constable was arrested at his hotel room in Odza, Yaounde with an ivory tusk, a leopard skin and 5 lion skulls. The arrest was carried out by the centre regional delegation of forestry and wildlife working in collaboration with the Odza gendarmerie brigade. A wildlife law enforcement support body known as LAGA provided technical support during the operation.
Policeman protecting Bouba Ndjida park arrested with 5 lion skulls
Criminal syndicate dismantled: four arrested with ivory and pangolins scales
16.3.2019
Four people have been arrested with an estimated 2 tons of pangolin scales and about 200kg of ivory in Douala, during a crackdown operation carried out by a team comprising wildlife and police officers. The four traffickers were found in possession of an illegal consignment of pangolin scales and ivory that was transported in two vehicles. The four were immediately arrested after police checked and found out the contents of the cars.
Criminal syndicate dismantled: four arrested with ivory and pangolins scales
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15.3.2019
The biggest crackdown on organized trafficking ring in Cameroon this year so far!
Policeman and three others arrested for wildlife trafficking
20.9.2018
Four people have been arrested in connection with the trafficking and illegal sale of pangolin scales in Yaounde. The four, including a policeman, were arrested during an operation carried out by the Centre Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with the police that found them discussing the illegal sale of the pangolin scales that were loaded in two cars. The operation was carried out with the technical assistance of LAGA, a wildlife law enforcement support body.
Policeman and three others arrested for wildlife trafficking
International Pangolin Scales Network Dismantled
18.8.2018
On 18th August 2018, the wildlife officials and judicial police officers in Douala, busted a an international network of an pangolin scales traffickers when 6 people were arrested with about 718 kg of pangolin scales. The operation was carried out during attempts by the traffickers to sell the pangolin scales.
International Pangolin Scales Network Dismantled
Chimp traffickers arrested in Douala
12.7.2018
Two suspected chimpanzee traffickers have been arrested in Douala for unlawful possession of a chimpanzee during a crackdown operation carried out by the Littoral Regional Delegation of Forestry and Wildlife. The two who transported the animal hidden inside a carton box where arrested as they attempted to sell the 3-year old chimpanzee.
Chimp traffickers arrested in Douala
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8.10.2009
The Littoral Regional Delegation for National Security has arrested 2 wildlife dealers in Douala for trafficking in 1 ton of ivory about to be exported to international black market. The Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife in collaboration with the Judiciary and LAGA is establishing a case file against these ivory traffickers who are now behind bars. This, in conformity with the law of 1994, governing the wildlife sector in Cameroon.