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Location: Kenai Peninsula
Type: Commercial Crew Member License Investigation

Dispatch Text:

In July 2021 the Alaska Wildlife Troopers opened an investigation after a social media video showed commercial fishing activity on the Kenai Peninsula. After a thorough investigation and in consultation with the Alaska Department of Law’s Office of Special Prosecutions, the Alaska Wildlife Troopers have cited 42-year-old Anchorage resident Kelly Tshibaka for commercial fishing without a commercial fishing crew license. The citation amount is $270, with an optional appearance in Homer District Court.

Posted on 10/8/2021 1:53:22 PM by DPS\ajmcdaniel

Posting Section: AK Wildlife Troopers