Angler is fined £100

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By Plymouth Herald | Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 05:30

AN ANGLER has been fined for fishing without a licence.

Dariusz Marchochi, aged 34, was caught by a water bailiff with a rod and line at Tavistock Trout Fishery, Plymouth magistrates heard.

Marchochi, of Neath Road, Lipson, pleaded guilty by post.

Ramin Shamsolahi, prosecuting for the Environment Agency, said the water bailiff caught him fishing on May 30 last year. Asked for his licence, he admitted he did not have one.

Marchochi, in a letter to the court, said he had bought a licence later that same day and enclosed a copy. Magistrates fined him £100, ordered that he pay £127 prosecution costs and £15 victim surcharge.



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    So water baliff's are using rod and lines to catch criminals?! Good technique lol

    By cheerio123 at 12:38 on 16/01/12

  • Profile image for buzzbloke

    ....and your dog can poo anywhere with no fine

    By buzzbloke at 13:19 on 13/01/12

  • Profile image for Nevman

    Come on, Plymoids, try to think...

    What is the point of fishing licences? To reduce the danger of over-fishing - meaning that there will continue to be fish in the rivers, so that future generations can enjoy fishing.

    By Nevman at 12:57 on 13/01/12

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    what the f'@@k is this,,,,,, NEWS, you got to be having a laugh, time for the heard to do one,,,, worst one yet

    By janner843 at 23:32 on 12/01/12

  • Profile image for jabbathebutt

    All of the joys that the EU and multiculture bring . Isnt it good ?

    By jabbathebutt at 23:15 on 12/01/12

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