US Coast Guard releases seized boat to China after suspected illegal fishing in North Pacific

  • by: DAN JOLING , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 3, 2014 - 9:10 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A 191-foot fishing boat suspected of using an illegal high seas drift net to catch a half-ton of salmon in the North Pacific was detained by the U.S. Coast Guard last week and turned over Tuesday to Chinese authorities.

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