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Virginia Charter Fishing Boat Captain Pleads Guilty to Lacey Act Violation

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, Lacey Act )

- 1901 days ago -
William W. Lowery IV, 44, of Tappahannock, Va., pleaded guilty today to trafficking in illegally-harvested striped bass, in violation of the Lacey Act, announced Ignacia S. Moreno, Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department's Environment and

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Cher C (1430)
Monday February 4, 2013, 2:29 pm

Thnx Dana!!


. (0)
Monday February 4, 2013, 2:30 pm
Wow, if that 100,000 fine stays in place, it will certainly send out a message - I hope Va. hold to it.

Dana H (229)
Monday February 4, 2013, 4:33 pm
your so very welcome cher. ;-)

Carol H (229)
Monday February 4, 2013, 4:39 pm
noted, thanks Cher

Past Member (0)
Monday February 4, 2013, 7:41 pm
In the land of my grandfathers, Chiefs William Tapptico I & II.... waters rising and falling.

Robby R (15)
Monday February 4, 2013, 7:44 pm

Constance F (418)
Monday February 4, 2013, 9:59 pm
Ok, great. Now the NOAA can deny the permit to the Navy for sonar blasts in our oceans. Prove you really care

Cheyenne Thunderbird (100)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 4:25 am
One year in prison...must be year is ridiculous but the money lost is good too.

Ruth C (87)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 6:08 am
I agree with you Constance F.

. (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 11:38 am
noted. I so agree with all comments and C hit the nail on the head

. (0)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 11:52 am
I did add a comment..bu tit's vanished.........::) I agree with the above comments

michelle t (41)
Tuesday February 5, 2013, 1:04 pm
Great outcome.
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