Sunday, August 2, 2009

Petersburg crabber pinched on Dungeness catch

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Petersburg
Type: Undersize commercial Dungeness crab
On 07/31/09 at 1000 hours, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Petersburg Post issued a summons to Thomas D. Parker, 44 yoa, of Petersburg, in the Wrangell Narrows near Petersburg for possessing undersize commercially caught Dungeness crab. An investigation by troopers revealed Parker was in possession of four undersize commercially caught Dungeness crabs out of a total of 44 Dungeness crabs aboard the F/V Mad Meg, resulting in 10 percent undersize crabs on board. Arraignment is scheduled in the Petersburg District Court for 08/13/2009.

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