Dover-Foxcroft Man Charged in Trout Case

Updated 5 years ago

A man from Dover-Foxcroft is charged with selling live, wild trout he took from waters near his home.Thirty-eight-year-old Mark Cox is facing a misdemeanor charge of illegal possession of wild brook trout. He’s due in court later this year.Cox faces up to six months in jail.Capt. Dan Scott of the Maine Department of Fish and Wildlife says agents placed Cox under surveillance after receiving a complaint through the Operation Game Thief program.Scott says Cox was using multiple methods of catching the fish.


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