Man Arrested For Illegally Taking Herring From Eastham Waters

Massachusetts Environmental Police say they arrested a man for illegally taking herring from Herring Brook in Eastham. 

Police say a coordinated effort provided them with evidence of the the illegal harvesting. Police haven’t released the man’s name. 

Officials do say that the river herring have been a protected species for nearly 15 years.

“Preservation of these natural resources is crucial to the sustainability of our marine environment,” according to a statement from the M-E-P.

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