Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Two men charged with illegal sea cucumber takes

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Sitka
Type: Commercial fish closed season, unlawful possession
On 11/1/11 Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Sitka Post, charged James Mitchell Cowan, of Sitka, and Jorge Ignacio Molina-Salas, of Atlanta, Ga., with one count each of commercial fishing during a closed season and unlawful possession of commercial fish. Previous investigation revealed Cowan and Molina-Salas had taken 177 pounds of sea cucumbers with dive gear from the F/V Wild Horses in late August, when the season did not open until 10/3/11. Arraignments set for 11/15/11 in Sitka District Court.

1 comment:

  1. it's about time someone got pinched for fishing before the cuke season.