Repeat Offender: Gabriola Island fisheries violator jailed following late night boat chase

Scott Stanley Matthew Steer, 44, was sentenced last month in BC Supreme Court in Vancouver following his conviction on five charges earlier this year. Steer and two accomplices aboard a boat in Burrard Inlet were spotted by fisheries officers and perused in the early morning hours of March 2, 2020. The unlicensed Steer was arrested aboard the vessel containing 250 illegally caught live crabs captured out of season, Justice Peter Edelmann determined. Steer also breached two court orders by being on a fishing vessel and in possession of associated gear. >click to read< 09:43

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