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Thursday, May 3, 2012
Trap robbers take note: You're going to do time

Get caught robbing a lobster or stone crab trap and you now risk going to state prison for a long time.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott recently signed legislation allowing judges to send trap robbers to prison for as long as five years. The law takes effect July 1.

Robbing traps has been a third-degree felony punishable by a maximum of five years in prison and...

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