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Summerside man sees jail time for illegally fishing lobster in P.E.I.

A Summerside man was sentenced to jail time for illegally fishing lobster in 2018.
A Summerside man was sentenced to jail time for illegally fishing lobster in 2018. - 123RF Stock Photo
SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. —

A Summerside man has pleaded guilty to two charges for offences against the fisheries act. 

Adam Pitre, 42, was in court recently for charges dating back to August 2018. According to court documents, Pitre was charged for unlawfully fishing for lobster, without holding a fisher's registration card, and for making a false or misleading statement to a fishery officer. 

Pitre was sentenced to 10 days of imprisonment. 

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