Winter Harbor man gets 30 months, Six skippers to be sentenced for scallop scheme

 Christopher Byers, 42, has been sent to federal prison for more than two years for his role in a scheme to illegally harvest and conceal scallops. George Bamford of Harrington, Robert Hersey of Harspwell, Michael Johnson of Milbridge, James Leighton of Milbridge, Michael McKenna of Steuben, and Daniel Mahoney of Gloucester,  Massachusetts, each pleaded guilty in 2012 to filing false fishing reports and with tampering with those reports in order to obstruct the investigation. Read the rest here 22:18

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