Illegal fishing case listed for today
10:00am Monday 23rd April 2012 in County News
Two fishing vessel owners and a captain, are due to appear at Haverfordwest magistrates court today (Monday).
Simon John Peter Coll, aged 44, of Castlemorris, and David Mark Griffiths, aged 38, of Waterston, owners of the Ocean Vanguard, face five charges of using a scallop dredge to fish, take or kill scallops in a prohibited area of Cardigan Bay, between January 18th and March 5th, 2011.
The vessel’s master, Lee Wonacott, aged 38, of Milford Haven, faces four charges of using a scallop dredge in the protected area.
The three are due to appear before Haverfordwest magistrates today in a prosecution bought by the South Wales Sea Fisheries Committee, now part of the Welsh Government.