A family from the WA Midwest fishing community of Leeman has been ordered to pay more than $70,000 in fines and costs after selling 76 black market Western Rock Lobster to undercover officers during an operation between June 2018 and April 2019.
- Couple and adult son fined total of $70,000 for selling black market Western Rock Lobster.
- Magistrate says sales were ‘intentional’ and for profit.
- Trio charged after 10-month undercover operation.
Ronald George Dennis, 67, his wife Lorna Frances Weeks, 67 and their son Ronald Francis Dennis, 29 pleaded guilty to charges of intentionally or recklessly contravening a provision of a management plan.
They were not in court for the sentencing today.
Prosecutor Alex Miller said undercover…