Thursday, August 18, 2011

Two sentenced in Bristol Bay illegal fishing case

Here's an update to a case we first reported here.

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Naknek
Type: Update — commercial fish closed waters, hindering prosecution
On 8/17/11 in Naknek District Court, Richard Aiello pled guilty to a consolidated strict liability violation for commercial fishing in closed waters. He was sentenced to pay a $5,000 fine with none suspended, and he will receive six demerit points against his Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission permit. A charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor was dismissed as part of an agreement. Manual Amorin pled guilty to one count of hindering prosecution and received a $500 fine.


  1. Way to go Richie A. moron Italian...go big or go home and dont forget to cover up your numbers

  2. hopefully more of these johnson hill dago outlaws will go down in flames...JJ, Lady Bea II, Maria Francis, go back to sicily and fish sardines

  3. They are basically stealing fish...thefts....Richie A and JJ should not be allowed to fish period...

  4. Some of the worst offenders in all of Bristol bay!