Sunday, March 28, 2010

Troopers spot troller out of bounds in Sitka Sound

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Sitka Sound
Type: Commercial fish closed waters
On 3/25/10 at approximately 1326 hours, a vessel was documented commercial power trolling in closed waters west of the Sitka Sound winter troll line by an Alaska Wildlife Troopers aircraft. Investigation on 3/26/10 revealed the vessel was the F/V Fireweed operated by Cleveland Eells, 19, of Port Alexander. Eells was cited into Sitka Court for operating commercial salmon power troll gear in closed waters. Arraignment is set for 4/13/10.

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