Man Pleads Guilty to Sinking Lobster Boat

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.

Read more about the man who pleaded guilty to sinking a rival’s lobster boat in Tenants Harbor, Maine.