St Peter man held for sea eggs

Police have arrested and charged 61-year-old Stephen Hurley of Boscobelle, St Peter with the offence of possession of sea eggs during the close season.

This follows a joint operation involving members of the Police Marine Unit and the Barbados Coast Guard on Wednesday. They were responding to a report of suspicious activity in the area of Cove Bay, St Lucy. Several men were reportedly seen but only one man was held as the others escaped. A total of 220 sea eggs were seized.

Hurley was due to appear in the District E/Holetown Magistrates Court today.


2 Responses to St Peter man held for sea eggs

  1. Alex Alleyne March 19, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    If found guilty, make him clean the beaches of some sea weed for about 36 weeks.

  2. dwayne jordan March 19, 2015 at 9:26 pm

    I hear de police shoot at sea egg poacher,,is it true? And if. A police discharges his weapon,, doe he have to make a report of it?


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