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Gulf region convictions under the Fisheries Act
Name and Place of Residence Charge Information
(Section & Description)
Species Penalties, Forfeitures, Prohibitions or Orders Dates of Conviction
Leona Obus
Chiasson Office, NB
Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations 3(2) – Fishing in a contaminated area. Clams $200.00 fine 2016-12-21
Stephen Ashley
Cascumpec, PEI
Fishery General Regulations 22(7) - Contravene or fail to comply with a condition of licence while fishing with or having onboard a herring – mackerel bait net without a valid tag attached. Herring bait $1000.00 fine, plus forfeiture of three bait nets, rope and buoys. 2016-12-20
Anselme Chiasson
Pointe-Canot, NB
Atlantic Fishery Regulations 57(1)(a) - Fishing during closed time. Lobster $3,000.00 fine, plus forfeiture of truck, boat and trailer, valued at $3,600.00. 2016-12-20
Norbert Obus
Chiasson Office, NB
Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations 3(2) – Fishing in a contaminated area. Clams $700.00 fine. 2016-12-20
Patrick O’Leary
Frankville,
Antigonish Co., NS
Maritime Provinces Fishing Regulations 93(a) – Exceeded the daily limit.

 
Striped bass $600.00 fine. 2016-12-14
Raymond Leclair
Allardville, NB
Atlantic Fisheries Regulations 57(1)(a) – Fishing during a closed time. Lobster $1,000.00 fine or 14 days with one year to pay. 2016-12-12
Mary Boudreau
Allardville, NB
Atlantic Fisheries Regulations 57(1)(a) – Fishing during a closed time. Lobster $1,000.00 fine or 14 days with one year to pay. 2016-12-12
Steven Laurette
Petit Rocher, NB
Atlantic Fisheries Regulations
57(1)(a) – Fishing during a closed time.
Lobster $1,000.00 fine or 14 days with one year to pay. 2016-12-12
Patrick Leclair
Beresford, NB
Atlantic Fisheries Regulations
57(1)(a) – Fishing during a closed time.
Lobster $1,000.00 fine or 14 days with one year to pay. 2016-12-12
James Cecil (Jamie) Doucette
Malagash, NS
Maritime Provinces Fishing Regulations 58 - Possessing oysters less than the legal size limit (76mm). Oysters $443.35 fine. 2016-12-09
Médard Benoit
Tabusintac, NB
Fishery (General) Regulations 22(7) - Contravene or fail to comply with a condition of licence by simultaneously fishing commercially and recreationally. Oysters $500.00 fine. 2016-12-07
Jacques Doucet
Point-La-Nim, NB
Atlantic Fisheries Regulations 14 (1)(b) – Fishing without a valid fisher’s registration card. Halibut $1,500.00 fine, plus forfeiture of catch valued at $294.00 with 30 days to pay or 22 days. 2016-12-05
Darren Reeves
O’Leary, PEI
Fishery (General) Regulations 22(7) - Contravene or fail to comply with a condition of licence by fishing in a closed area - 16 illegal traps.
Fishery (General) Regulations 22(7) - Contravene or fail to comply with a condition of licence by fishing without valid tag attached – three untagged traps.
Rock crab $1,500.00 fine.

$1,500.00 fine.
2016-12-05
Steven Shane MacLean
Georgetown, PEI
Management of Contaminated Fisheries Regulations 3(1) -
Fishing clams in a contaminated area.
Soft shell clams $1,000.00 fine or 11 days. 2016-11-24
Jean-Camille Gionet
Pigeon-Hill, NB
Atlantic Fishery Regulations 87(1) - Fishing during closed time. Halibut $1,000.00 fine. 2016-11-22
Yvon David
Pigeon-Hill, NB
Fishery (General) Regulations 22(7) - Contravene or fail to comply with a condition of licence by fishing in a closed area. Snow crab $4,000.00 fine. 2016-11-22
Willard Joe
Burnt Church, NB
Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations Sec 7 - Contravene or fail to comply with a condition of licence by retaining nine undersized lobsters. Lobster $2,500.00 fine. 2016-11-21
Jim Dedam
Burnt Church, NB
Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations Sec 7 - Contravene or fail to comply with a condition of licence by having in possession a female lobster with eggs attached and six undersized lobsters. Lobster $3,500.00 fine. 2016-11-21
Larry Cloud
Red Bank, NB
Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations Sec 7 –
Contravene or fail to comply with a condition of licence by not tagging salmon.

Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations Sec 7
Contravene or fail to comply with a condition of licence by fishing during closed time.
Salmon $2,500.00 fine or 28 days.

$1,500.00 fine or 17 days.
2016-11-18
April Mckay
Eel Ground, NB
Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations Sec 7 - Contravene or fail to comply with a condition of licence by not tagging salmon.

Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations Sec 7 - Contravene or fail to comply with a condition of licence by not properly identifying gear.
Salmon $1,500.00 fine or 17 days.

$1,000.00 fine or 12 days.
2016-11-18
Corey Clements
O’Leary, PEI
Maritime Province Fishery Regulations 58  – Possessing oysters less than the legal size limit (76mm). Oystesr $326.00 fine. 2016-11-15
Ralph Augustine
Elsipogtog First Nation, NB
Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations Sec 7 - Fail to comply with a condition of a communal commercial licence, to wit: fish for snow crab in an unauthorized area, known as the buffer 12/19 (1 mile buffer). Snow crab $4,000.00 fine. 2016-11-15
Cyril Polchies
Elsipogtog First Nation, NB
Aboriginal Communal Fishing Licences Regulations Sec 7 - Fail to comply with a condition of a communal commercial licence, to wit: fish for snow crab in unauthorized areas, known as Crab Fishing Area 19 and Buffer Area 18. Snow crab $4,000.00 fine. 2016-11-15
John David Fraser
Pleasant Bay, NS
Fishery (General) Regulations 22(7) -
Failure to maintain an up-to-date tag record list.

Fishery (General) Regulations 22(7) -
Failure to maintain a true and up-to-date lobster fishing logbook.
Lobster $750.00 fine for each offence. 2016-11-15
Wendall Ryan Timmons
Pleasant Bay, NS
Atlantic Fishery Regulations 14(1) -
Not being registered when engaged in commercial fishery

Fisheries Act 63(1) - Provided misleading/false information.
Snow crab Accused has failed to attend court on numerous occasions.  The Judge and Crown decided to resume the trial “Ex Parte”.  The Judge found the accused guilty and issued an un-endorsed warrant for his arrest. 2016-11-15
Randy Gallant
O’Leary, PEI
Fishery (General) Regulations 22(7) - Condition of licence.  Hoop rings were too large – 14 illegal traps Lobster $1,400.00 fine. 2016-11-14
Zhenjiang ZHU
Halifax, NS
Maritime Province Fishery Regulations 91 - Fishing during closed time. Striped bass $410.00 fine. 2016-11-11
Urbain Boudreau
Grand-Anse, NB
Atlantic Fishery Regulations 57(1)(a) - Fishing during closed time.

Atlantic Fishery Regulations 59(3) – Have in possession female lobster with eggs attached.
Lobster $4,000.00 fine or 65 days.

$1,000.00 fine or 20 days.
2016-11-08
Korbin Fraser
Northport, PEI
Fishery (General) Regulations 22(7) - Contravene or fail to comply with a condition of licence while fishing with or having onboard a herring – mackerel bait net without a valid tag attached. Herring bait $1,000.00 fine, plus forfeiture of three bait nets, rope and buoys. 2016-11-08
Leo Dorgan
Seacow Pond, PEI
Fishery (General) Regulation 27(1)(a) - Vessel Registration Number not affixed to fishing gear buoy. Lobster $500.00 fine, plus forfeiture of three lobster traps, rope and buoy. 2016-11-08
Étienne Noel
Saumarez, NB
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations 33 – Exceed daily quota. Clams $304.70 fine 2016-11-04
William Arthur Eldershaw
Montrose, PEI
Fishery (General) Regulations 39.3(2) - Produce records that contain false information. Groundfish $1,500.00 fine with six months to pay. 2016-11-01
Glen Joseph McRae
Tignish, PEI
Fishery (General) Regulations 22(7) -
Failure to abide by condition of license.

Criminal Code Canada 380(1) – Fraud.
Groundfish $1,500.00 fine.

Four months house arrest with 11 conditions attached.
2016-11-01
Marcel Gauvin
Maisonnette, NB
Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations 57(a) – Fishing during closed time. Oysters $304.50 fine 2016-11-01