Millsboro Man Arrested for Crabbing Violations in Del. Inland Bays
Posted: May 16, 2011 1:01 PM EDT
DOVER, Del.- Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement officers on Friday arrested a Millsboro man and charged him with committing an assortment of crabbing violations on Delaware's Inland Bays.
James H. Crossland, 58, was charged with not having a commercial crabbing license, selling crabs from a non-commercial area, and a third-degree conspiracy charge of selling them to a third party.
Officials said that at the time Crossland's arrest, several items were seized from him, including an 18-foot fishing vessel, crabbing and cooking equipment including several large coolers, propane tanks, and a freezer, as well as 75 pounds of crab seasoning.
Crossland was released on $2,000 bond, and given a June 13 date at the Court of Common Pleas, Georgetown.
Fish & Wildlife Enforcement reminds citizens that no commercial crabbing is permitted within Delaware's Inland Bays – and that any suspicious activity on the water should be reported by calling (302) 739-4580.http://www.wboc.com/story/14653471/millsboro-man-arrested-for-crabbing-violations-in-del-inland-bays