11 November 2012

• More Striped Bass Poachers

“Charter boat captains in VB accused of illegal striped bass sales...

”VIRGINIA BEACH (AP) -- Five charter fishing boat captains operating out of Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach have been indicted for allegedly selling illegally harvested striped bass.

”The Justice Department says Jeffery S. Adams, Raymond Carroll Webb, David Dwayne Scott, William W. Lowery, IV and Nolan L. Agner also face charges of making false statements to law enforcement officers and…

”If convicted, each captain faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine for each count. They could also forfeit the fishing vessels they used during the commission of any crimes…..”

Source: WVEC.com

Of course, the 5 are innocent until proven guilty.

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