A fisherman of Chunox Village, was fined a total of $3,480 today by Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford after he pled guilty to 4 fisheries offences. Nineteen year old Jorge Cassanova, was fined $250 plus $5 court cost for each of the following offences: Possession of 95 undersized conch, possession of 24 undersized lobster tails, possession of 3 soft shell lobster tails and possession of one lobster when the eggs have been removed. His additional fine for each offence was $20 per conch and $20 per lobster.
Reports suggest that on the 29th of December, 2017 at about 9:25 in the morning, fisheries officers boarded the fishing vessel, La Gadalupana and found Cassanova with the items.
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