Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Dungeness crabber draws $500 fine, probation

From the Alaska State Troopers:

Location: Wrangell
Type: Conviction — unlawful storage of crab pots
On 3/7/12 Abraham Mcintyre, 22, of Wrangell, pled guilty in Petersburg District Court to unlawful storage of commercial crab pots. Alaska Wildlife Troopers on the patrol vessel Enforcer in August 2011 located several of Mcintyre's Dungeness crab pots still in a fishing condition four days after the summer Dungeness season closure. Mcintyre was fined $1,000 with $500 suspended and placed on probation for one year.

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