Juneau Man Sentenced for Serving Subsistence Halibut

Steve Heimel, APRN – Anchorage

A Juneau seafood restaurant owner has been sentenced for serving subsistence caught halibut to customers.

Also sentenced was the man who caught the fish, David Skrzynski, 58, of Juneau. Jason Maroney, 39, of Seattle, was the proprietor of a Juneau restaurant, Doc Water’s Pub, when the offense occurred.   He pled guilty of violating the Lacey Act by buying two tons of halibut that was caught under a subsistence permit.  Skrzynsi got year in prison.  Maroney got a 10-month sentence in community confinement.

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