Ontario Man Fined $1,000 for Operating Unlicensed Aggregate Site
John See of Pickering, who owns property in Arden, pleaded guilty to operating a pit without a licence.
The court heard that an investigation by a Ministry of Natural Resources conservation officer and aggregate specialist determined that See extracted and hauled approximately six to seven truckloads of gravel from a property south of Arden for road construction on another property. The offence occurred in 2012 and 2013.
Ontario, Over-sized Walleye Cost Rice Lake Anglers Total of $5,000
Vincent Vanstone of Newcastle, John Rundle of Bowmanville, Gregory Topolie of Courtice, Donald Mowry of Bobcaygeon and Cornelieus Koppens of Port Hope pleaded guilty and were fined $1,000 each for catching and keeping over-sized walleye.
Ontario, Total of $10,000 Fine and Ban for Illegal Deer Hunt
George Austin of Godfrey, Ontario, pleaded guilty to the following charges and received a total fine of $7,500 and a two-year hunting suspension. Fines included $1,000 for unlawfully hunting deer without a licence, $1,500 for trespassing to hunt, $1,000 for unlawfully discharging a firearm from a roadway, $1,000 for unlawfully attaching a seal for an antlered deer to an antlerless deer and $3,000 for obstructing a conservation officer during an investigation.
Narwhal Tusk Smuggler Faces Extradition
The U.S. Department of Justice wants to try Gregory Logan, of Woodmans Point, for money laundering.
Logan's defence lawyer Brian Greenspan described the case as "international double jeopardy" during a brief court appearance in Saint John on Monday to set a date for the hearing.
Maryland Natural Resources Police Seizes Virginia Tractor-Trailer Carrying 50 Bushels of Undersized Oysters
Rhoderick J. Newman, 66, of Tappahannock, was charged with one count of attempting to transport undersized oysters out of state and five counts of possession of undersized and unculled oysters. The truck, owned by Cowart Seafood Corp., of Lottsburg, Va., is being held in an NRP impoundment lot.
The maximum fine for the offense is $1,000 per bushel.
The investigation is continuing.
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