In­go­nish man fined af­ter plead­ing guilty to fish­ery of­fence

Cape Breton Post - - Cape Breton -

SYD­NEY — A 46-year-old In­go­nish man was fined Tues­day af­ter plead­ing guilty to a fish­ery of­fence.

Shan­non Joseph Buchanan pleaded guilty to fail­ing to hail the ac­cu­rate weight of the crab catch aboard his boat prior to land­ing. The court was told Tues­day that Buchanan’s total was more than 500 pounds over what he ini­tially re­ported.

The of­fence oc­curred May 7, 2015, in North Bay, Vic­to­ria County.

Buchanan was fined a total of $500, which he paid Tues­day.

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