The accused was arrested at Ituka areas within Mikumi National Park in while he was in possession of various species specified as government trophies to wit were elephant tusks and hippopotamus teeth. He was also found in possession of fish and of various weapons believed to be used in poaching activities.
On 12th February, 2011 at Migazini Nsemlwa area within Mpanda District in Katavi Region the accused person was found in unlawful possession of government trophies. Then brought before the court to answer a charge. The accused was convicted.
On 08/08/2008, while park rangers were on patrol they saw the accused persons seated in the bush. They were found in possession of one panga, three knives, three pieces of dried meat of wildebeest, one dried skin of hartebeest and one dried skin of swala impala, on interrogations they admitted to have no permit, they were then arrested.
On 19th February, 2015 at Katavi Region, the accused person was arraigned and found in unlawful possession of Government trophies. Also found in unlawful possession of local muzzle gun. Then brought before the court to answer the charge. The accused was convicted.
On the 11th day of march 2015, at around 07.45 hours during city search in Mwanza, the accused was arrested for practicing as a traditional healer without being registered. She was further found in possession of 4 wildebeest tails, 1 piece of grey headed king fisher, two pieces of lion’s skin and one piece of duiker skin.
On 17th April, 2008 at Rukwa Lukwati Forest Reserve within Mpanda District the accused person was arraigned and found in unlawful possession of government trophies. Then brought before the court to answer a charge. The accused was convicted.
The defendant is the owner of the Marshall 201, a vessel spotted by a U.S. Coast Guard within the U.S. EEZ surrounding Baker and Howland Islands. The vessel had no permission to fish in the zone. Nevertheless, the vessel carried 130 tons of tuna presumably harvested from U.S. waters.
Fishermen in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean sought to exploit the synergy between dolphins and yellowfin tuna and began adopting a fishing method called purse seine fishing. Fishermen using this method inevitably set their nets around dolphins and tuna alike.
William Blagdon appealed a conviction and the sentence he received in the Provincial Court for breaching section 91(3)(a) of the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, contrary to section 78(a) of the Fisheries Act.