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They stole his crab pots!

Crabbing is not an easy job and a couple of thieves decided they would take the easy road.  They stole someone else’s crab pots.  The best part is, they got caught!  Now their dumb choices will cost them a pretty penny.  For these two Delaware men, chosing to steal the crab pots from a hardworking crabber, has netted them hefty fines and numerous criminal charges.   Nothing is sacred!

Why someone would steal crab pots is beyond me!  I hope these two have learned their lesson and pay their restitution.  Get a job and don’t take what doesn’t belong to you.  Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police encourage citizens to report any criminal activity when witnessed.  Keep reading for more ways to report violators.

“DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested two New Castle County men June 24, following an investigation into multiple crabbing and crab pot theft violations that occurred on Herring Creek in Sussex County.”

“Both men were arraigned at Sussex County Justice of the Peace Court 3 in Georgetown and released on $6,554 unsecured bond each after transferring their cases to the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas.”

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