Two guilty of fisheries offences

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Two Portadown men were found guilty of fisheries offences at Craigavon Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

Gediminas Mikoliunas of Ballybay Avenue, Portadown, was found guilty of: two charges of unlicenced fishing; fishing for trout during the annual close season; possession of fish of unlawful capture and taking pike weighting more than four kilos.

He was sentenced to two months imprisonment, suspended for two years, and fined a total of £220 with costs of £150, court costs of £38 and an offender levy of £15.

In relation to a separate incident, Mikoliunas was convicted of unauthorised entry on a fishery and impeding an officer. He was fined £70, costs of £150, court costs £19 and an offender levy of £15.

Artoras Puplauskas of Manderley Court, Portadown, was found guilty of unlicenced angling and unauthorised entry on a fishery. He was fined £70, with costs of £75 court costs of £19 and an offender levy of £15.

 

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