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You gotta read this one! – Fishing family’s civil-rights suit against state officials reinstated – the “organized crime of fishing.”

Court documents claim Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) officers have stopped members of the Tarabochia family dozens of times since 2000, filing 27 criminal counts in 11 separate cases in four counties without ever obtaining a conviction. DFW Deputy Chief Mike Cenci, a defendant in the lawsuit, denies the family’s allegations of a “vendetta.” But he added: “You don’t know this family. Just because a person wasn’t convicted doesn’t mean he didn’t do it.” Read the rest here 08:01