"To Catch a Thief!"
During the past several years, we have worked closely with FWC, MCSO, USCG and NOAA law enforcement and the Monroe County State Attorney's office to apprehend and punish trap robbers and lobster thieves costing our industry more than $4 million dollars per year in the spiny lobster fishery alone and $3.2 million in the stone crab fishery. Their results have been significant.
Our Industry Crime Watch has been especially helpful in identifying problem areas and providing law enforcement with the tips and information they need to be most effective.
INDUSTRY CRIME WATCH AND ANONYMOUS REPORTING
ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION REGARDING THE ILLEGAL HARVEST OF SPINY LOBSTER OR STONE CRAB CLAWS BY ANY MEANS IS ENCOURAGED TO CALL BILL KELLY AT ANYTIME AT 305-619-0039 OR E-MAIL AT FKCFA1@HOTMAIL.COM TO REPORT THEIR OBSERVATIONS.
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO DISCLOSE YOUR NAME AND YOUR ANONYMITY WILL BE COMPLETELY PROTECTED. THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE WILL BE COMMUNICATED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE REVIEW AND ACTION.
"TOGETHER, WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE"