Man Pleads Guilty to Sinking Lobster Boat
February 2, 2017
PenBay Pilot: A Warren, Maine, man pleaded guilty Jan. 26 to aggravated criminal mischief and theft for his involvement in the intentional sinking of a lobster boat over a trap dispute in Tenants Harbor in September 2016.
Devin Meklin, 21, was sentenced in Knox County Unified Court to 2 years in jail with all but 3 months suspended. He will also serve 2 years of probation following his release and must pay $16, 267 in restitution.
Vincent Hilt, 22, of Vinalhaven, and Alan Norwood, 47, of Tenants Harbor, were also charged for their alleged roles in the intentional sinking.