Jailed for Marine Reserve Offences

Date: 1/6/2011

Bec Eden Gray and Dwayne Rangi Lloyd received prison sentences for illegally taking crayfish, kina and paua from the Te Tapuwae o Rongokako Marine Reserve north of Gisborne, New Zealand and their vehicle was forfeited to the Crown. All the marine life seized was released back into the marine reserve. Part of the catch contained 13 female crayfish carrying eggs. Suspicious or illegal activity should be reported ph 0800 476 224 or 0800 362 468.