DFO makes two more major seizures – $90,000 worth of scallops and then lobster, a truck and a boat

dfo-seized-lobster-scallop-digbyFishery officers in Digby and Meteghan have made two more significant seizures. About noontime Sept. 21, Fishery Officers from Digby unloaded 160 bags of scallops at the Digby wharf. Fishery officer Jacklyn Titus told the Courier that the officers had conducted an inspection of a commercial scallop vessel on the Bay of Fundy and detected alleged violations. Titus says one individual was arrested and released and charges are pending. The 6,200 pounds of scallops were sold for $90,000, which will be held in trust pending the outcome of court proceedings. In a separate incident Sept. 22 in Weymouth, Fishery Officers arrested two individuals after an Aboriginal Food Fishery inspection. Officers seized 675 pounds of live lobster, a truck and small size fishing vessel. Includes a list of seizures, arrests and sentences from this summer. Read the rest here 14:40

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