A Facebook post by a poacher helped authorities win a conviction against two Pasadena men caught stealing $6,400 worth of crabs from the crab pots of commercial watermen.
The men were sentenced Friday to 30 days in jail by an Anne Arundel District Court judge.
Maryland Natural Resources Police say in a release that John Allen Schuman, 37, of Pasadena, was found guilty of six charges stemming from his arrest Sept. 15, 2014, off Bodkin Point at the mouth of the Patapsco River.
Leslie Eugene Jenne III, 31, of Pasadena, was found guilty of two charges of illegal crabbing for his role in the same incident. Jenne was still on probation after being convicted in July 2014 of second-degree assault, authorities said.
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