Two seniors face sea egg charges

COURT TODAY BLOCKTwo seniors pleaded guilty today to charges of fishing for sea eggs and having 200 of them in their possession during the closed season.

The brothers, Stephen DaCosta Barrow, 64, of Vauxhall, Christ Church and Edgar Elton Barrow, 67, of Foster Hall, St John, were jointly charged for the offences committed on April 16 (yesterday) and appeared today before Magistrate Christopher Birch.

They were fined $1 000 each, payable in three months, for possession of the delicacy but were reprimanded and discharged for fishing for the sea eggs.

The men appeared in the District ‘C’ Magistrates’ Court.

2 Responses to Two seniors face sea egg charges

  1. Anne Ince
    Anne Ince April 18, 2015 at 1:01 am

    Open the season . How long has this been ?

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  2. Ralph Talma April 18, 2015 at 11:06 am

    The Barrow brothers, as poor fishermen, are going to find it very difficult, indeed impossible, to find $1,000 each, payable within 3 months. As men of previous good character, why not make them do community service i.e. cleaning up the dirty road verges all over the Island?

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