Commercial Crab Fisherman Sentenced for Crabbing in Marine Protected Area

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Steven Anel­lo, 54, of Bode­ga Bay, was sen­tenced Jan­u­ary 3 to 36 months of infor­mal pro­ba­tion, for­fei­ture of the pro­ceeds of Dun­ge­ness crabs ille­gal­ly tak­en, pay­ment of a $10,000 fine, 20 hours of com­mu­ni­ty ser­vice work and five days in jail. Anel­lo was also ordered to stay out of Stew­arts Point Marine Con­ser­va­tion Area dur­ing his pro­ba­tion.

Read arti­cle here:  http://cdfgnews.wordpress.com/2013/01/11/commercial-crab-fisherman-sentenced-for-crabbing-in-marine-protected-area-off-sonoma-county/

Pho­to Source:  http://www.dfg.ca.gov/enforcement/

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