2 Arrested for Elver Poaching in Maine

Illustration: New England Boating
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WCVB: Two men were arrested on the charge of possession of juvenile eels, known as elvers, without a license in Maine on Thursday (April 17).

Joshua P. Medeiros, 30, of South Dartmouth, MA, and Andrew P. Cournoyer, 43, of West Wareham, MA, were arrested on Commercial Street in Portland around 2:30 p.m., said Sgt. Rob Beal of the Maine Marine Patrol. They had about 20 pounds of elvers that they were trying to sell.

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