Dover man arrested on 93 count’s in illegal crab fishing case by Fish & Wildlife police

blue crab 2Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a Dover waterman Dec. 12 on 93 charges related to commercial crabbing activities in the Delaware Bay near Port Mahon. Richard Hand Jr., 38, of Dover, was charged with 20 counts each for: crabbing without a commercial crab pot license, crabbing during pot closure season, crabbing from a vessel not associated with the operator’s commercial license number and crabbing from a vessel not displaying the required color panel matching the commercial operator’s markers. Read the article here 12:45

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