Jeb Phillips, age 25, of Petersburg, pled no contest to a violation of one count of Possession of Undersized Golden King Crab. Phillips, the commercial permit holder on the F/V Lone Fisherman, was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers on March 17 when undersized Golden King Crab were observed in his delivery to a fish processor. Phillips was fined $3,000 with $2,250 suspended and placed on one year of probation.
Kevin Hess, age 40, of Petersburg, was cited by Alaska Wildlife Troopers Petersburg Post for retaining undersized Personal Use Dungeness Crab. Bail is set at $130 in Petersburg District Court.