The accused was a commercial lobster fisherman who was caught hauling 14 unmarked lobster pots intermingled with his tagged pots. He plead guilty and a joint submission was made requesting: A fine of $2,000; Forfeiture of the 14 unmarked lobster pots; No forfeiture of his boat, motor and contents; and Prohibition from fishing for the first five days of the …Full Summary
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