KENT NARROWS, MD. — A Grasonville charter captain had a couple of unusual paying customers recently, they were both undercover cops intent on busting up the illegal charter boat business which flourishes in the region.
Carson could be fined a maximum of $1,000 for each violation. On the first charge of selling a bushel with 25 undersized crabs, she can plead guilty and pay a $400 fine. However, she is required to appear in Carroll District Court on the charges of having one bushel with 74 undersized crabs and the other with 87 undersized crabs. The court date has not been set.
Officers posing as buyers arranged to purchase five bushels of oysters in untagged bags for $300. Upon completion of the transaction in WorcesterCounty, Jester was charged by NRP, with assistance from the Virginia Marine Resources Commission. The cash and oysters were seized and the oysters were sold to Southern Connection Seafood for $175.
This is one Judge who didn’t get bribed with free oysters left on their back porch… ANNAPOLIS, MD. — In the first major courtroom test …