Pacific region

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The following table sets out convictions over the last six months.

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Pacific region convictions under the Fisheries Act
Name and Place of Residence Charge Information (Section & Description) Species Penalties, Forfeitures, Prohibitions or Orders Dates of Conviction
SPEED, Larry William  Magna Bay, BC September 14, 2017.  Kitimat, BC. BCSFR s.22 Fail to maintain catch records.  BCSFR s.49 Fish for salmon with prohibited gear.       Chinook salmon, recreational tidal fishery $250.00 2017-09-28
HAREUTHER, Brady, Salmon Arm BC September 1, 2016 Enderby BC., Contravene court order made per Fisheries Act S 79.6(a), prohibiting fishing Chinook salmon, recreational non tidal Plead guilty, $750 fine and extended fishing prohibition additional 18 months 2017-09-26
LI, Nan                      Vancouver, BC August 15, 2017  Powell River, BC  BCSFR s.36(a) Overlimit manila clams                  s.35 Overlimit oysters Manila Clams                      Pacific Oysters, Recreational Fishery Ticket $2000   2017-09-14
PHAM, Thi Thanh      Vancouver, BC August 23, 2017. Powell River, BC  BCSFR s.35(1) Overlimit oysters                        s.36(a) Overlimit clams Manila Clams                      Pacific Oysters, Recreational Fishery Ticket $1000 2017-09-13
NGUYEN, Salem, Abbotsford, BC July 5, 2016. Barnet Marine Park, BC. BCSFR s.36(b) catch/retain more than the daily quota of crab Dungeness Crab, Recreational Fishery $1000 court-ordered fine 2017-08-15
NGUYEN, Salem, Abbotsford, BC July 5, 2016. Barnet Marine Park, BC. BCSFR s.37 (1)(b) catch/retain undersize Dungeness crab Dungeness Crab, Recreational Fishery $1000 court-ordered fine 2017-08-15
NGUYEN, Salem, Abbotsford, BC July 5, 2016. Barnet Marine Park, BC. FGR 22(7) contravene licence conditions Dungeness Crab, Recreational Fishery $800 court-ordered fine 2017-08-15
NGUYEN, Salem, Abbotsford, BC July 5, 2016. Barnet Marine Park, BC. BCSFR s.39 no person to crab with more than two ring/dip nets Dungeness Crab, Recreational Fishery $150 court-ordered fine 2017-08-15
BROWN, Reynard Bella Bella, BC June 29, 2015. Bella Bella, BC. PFR s. 25-No Fish Harvester Registration Card. 2xFGR s. 22-7-Fail to comply with licence conditions-Fail to submit Start Fishing Report & keep Harvest Logbook onboard. July 7, 2015. Bella Bella, BC.  2xFGR s. 22-7-Fail to comply with licence conditions-Fail to submit End Fishing Report & Daily Catch Report. September 7, 2015. Bella Bella, BC. FGR s. 22-7-Fail to comply with licence conditions-have salmon on board vessel  6 hours prior to Commercial Salmon Fishery. Salmon, Commercial Fishery $7000- court-order fine 2017-07-27
CAYFORD, Robert      Ferndale, Washington, USA July 18, 2017  Egmont, BC  BCSFR s. 49 Fish for salmon with prohibited gear Chinook Salmon, Recreational Fishery Ticket $300 2017-07-27
FORBES, Peter William Nanoose Bay, BC July 12, 2016. Kitimat, BC. F(G)R s.22(7) Fail to comply with condition of salmon seine licence by not hailing out Commercial Pink Salmon by Seine Guilty Plea- Fine of $2500.00 2017-07-17
Sanford, Robert, Chilliwack, BC July, 27th 2016 Hope BC ACFLR s.7 Fail to comply with licence conditions - Remove unprocessed fish from Dry Rack site Sockeye salmon - Traditional First Nations Dry Rack fishery $1250.00 Court Ordered Fine and Forfeiture of $1985.00 from sale of seized fish 2017-07-13
BREDT, Noni                     Lund, BC May, 26, 2017. Okeover Inlet, BC         BCSFR s.35 Overlimit oysters                                 s.18(1)(a) No license Pacific Oysters, Recreational Fishery Ticket $250 2017-07-06
QIN, Dexiang             Richmond, BC June 9, 2017  Okeover Inlet, BC BCSFR s.13(1) Overlimit sea cucumber Sea Cucumber, Recreational Fishery Ticket $500 2017-06-16
HUA, Terry                Vancouver, BC June 9, 2017  Okeover Inlet, BC BCSFR s.13(1) Overlimit sea cucumber Sea Cucumber, Recreational Fishery Ticket $500 2017-06-16
ZHANG, Alex             Vancouver, BC June 9, 2017  Okeover Inlet, BC BCSFR s.13(1) Overlimit sea cucumber Sea Cucumber, Recreational Fishery Ticket $500 2017-06-16
LIU, Li Hui                   Vancouver, BC June 9, 2017  Okeover Inlet, BC BCSFR s.13(1) Overlimit sea cucumber Sea Cucumber, Recreational Fishery Ticket $500 2017-06-16
McKinnell Fishing LTD ,
Chemainus BC
Between November 9, 2011 and September 17,2012 did: Crab, commercial Total $29,000.00 2017-06-09
  Fish in the dioxin closure on two dates between January 6 and 26, 2012 contrary to s.63 PFR   $8,000  
  Fish in the dioxin closure on May 9 and 15, 2012 contrary to s.63 PFR   $8,000  
  Fish in the dioxin closure between August 3 and September 17, 2012 contrary to s.63 PFR   $8,000  
  Fish in the Kuper Island seasonal closure contrary to s.63 PFR   $2,000  
  Fish in the Kuper Island seasonal closure Fishing in the Kuper Island seasonal closure contrary to s.63 PFR   $2,000  
  Provide incomplete, inaccurate or false information in the harvest log concerning the areas or subareas fished contrary to s.22(7) FGR   $500  
  Provide incomplete, inaccurate or false information in the harvest log concerning the areas or subareas fished contrary to s.22(7) FGR   $500  
HACKETT, Curtis, Powell River, BC October 16, 2015 Okeover, BC. FA s. 63(1) Provide False or Misleading Statement to a Fishery Officer Manila Clams, Aboriginal Bivalve 21 Day Court Ordered Jail Term 2017-05-04