Tag Archives: Deep Sea Fishermen’s Benefit Fund

Fishermen’s Benefit Fund holds crab feed fundraiser – Proceeds help fishermen and their families

The 29th annual Deep Sea Fishermen’s Benefit Fund Crab Feed is being held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Warrenton Community Center, 170 S.W. Third St. Fresh Dungeness crab, cole slaw, garlic bread, drink, dessert, and all the trimmings are being served. The cost is $17 for adults, $15 for seniors and those younger than 12, or $10 for a half crab dinner. This event is sponsored by the Deep Sea Fishermen’s Benefit Fund, a nonprofit which maintains an emergency fund to help fishermen and their families. Link 14:53

Deep Sea Fishermen’s Benefit Fund treasurer accused of stealing over $10,000 pleads not guilty

AR-160619860.jpg&MaxW=600The treasurer for the Deep Sea Fishermen’s Benefit Fund is accused of stealing more than $10,000 from the Warrenton nonprofit. Janelle Marie Adams, 42, of Hammond, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Clatsop County Circuit Court to first-degree aggravated theft. The alleged theft occurred between May and November 2013. Warrenton Police Chief Mathew Workman said the investigation began in September 2014. Adams was arrested last month after a grand jury indictment. She is out of custody on a release agreement from the jail. Police continue to investigate, and believe she may have stolen more funds. “This has been an ongoing investigation for a couple of years now,” Workman said. “There is more to come on this.” Read the story here 11:20