TERREBONNE PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries agents arrested a Houma man following a boat chase in Terrebonne Parish.
According to a Wildlife and Fisheries spokesperson, agents took 32-year-old Charlie Use' into custody, Monday around 6:00 a.m. Agents stopped Use' for not have required navigation lights on his boat. While speaking with Use', agents noticed that he was dumping redfish into the water. While the agents were trying to remove the dumped fish from the water, Use' sped away in his boat, attempting to escape.
Agents chased Use' for about a mile before stopping and arresting him. After going through the fish that Use' dumped and questioning him, agents learned that Use' had 10 undersized redfish in his possession. Use' was charged with aggravated flight from an officer, careless operation of a vessel, taking or possessing more than 10 redfish, taking or possessing undersized redfish, no navigation lights, intentional concealment of fish and not possessing a basic or saltwater fishing license.