Fisheries Violations in Newfoundland and Labrador Net Significant Penalties
The first quarter of 2016 saw over $83,000 in fines for fisheries violations in Newfoundland and Labrador, along with prohibitions, forfeitures, and jail time.
Some significant penalties include the following:
Recreational salmon and trout
Kevin Lavhey Sr. of Terrenceville was sentenced to 90 days in custody for attempting to jig fish. He was also placed on probation for 12 months and prohibited from fishing any waters for five years.
Bradley Banks and Josh Lockyer of Hampden were ...