NJ man who stole 91 lobsters sentence...

NJ man who stole 91 lobsters sentenced to 4 years

There are 14 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Jul 14, 2009, titled NJ man who stole 91 lobsters sentenced to 4 years. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

A New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to stealing 91 lobster tails from an Atlantic City casino's kitchen by cramming them into his jacket and backpack.

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Ima Mused

Saint Paul, MN

#1 Jul 14, 2009
He got "pinched"!

United States

#2 Jul 14, 2009
4 years for stealing lobster tails? Stallworth got 1 month for killing a person, Vick got only 23 months for killing dogs, and this guy gets 4 years for stealing frozen (already killed) lobster tails? It wasn't even an armed robbery. He must have a doozy of a prior record.

Ashburn, VA

#3 Jul 14, 2009
How does $1275 worth of frozen lobster equate to 4 yrs in prison? Something doesn't add up here.... he must have been a habitual lobster thief

Minneapolis, MN

#4 Jul 14, 2009
And a guy in Minnesota just got 5 years for murdering his girlfriend. Something does not seem quite right here. . . .

Buffalo, MN

#5 Jul 14, 2009
''Life's tough.....it's even tougher if you're stupid.''
-- John Wayne
Workaday Oakdale Brother

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Jul 14, 2009
I hope that his cellmate isn't into "cramming" things.

Saint Paul, MN

#7 Jul 14, 2009
Step right up and see the amazing Lobster Boy!

The judge was going to render a lighter sentance but he thought butter of it.

Since: Sep 08

Saint Paul, MN

#8 Jul 14, 2009
Reading the headline I thought it might be Kramer.

Saint Paul, MN

#9 Jul 14, 2009


You lookin for bugs?

Saint Paul, MN

#10 Jul 14, 2009
The suspect is now trapped and is very steamed about the sentence. You can't run from the long claw of the law!

Saint Paul, MN

#11 Jul 14, 2009
I got to go clean my glasses, I thought he got 4 years for stealing a dead mobsters.

Saint Paul, MN

#12 Jul 14, 2009
See what greedy gets ya?

Remember that, next time YOU go lookin for a little tail.
clam bake

Parlin, NJ

#13 Jul 15, 2009
O man was the guy at least able to sample his tasty little crustaceans before he got nabbed!! A clam bake sounds great to me right about now!!

Madison, WI

#14 Jul 15, 2009
Chances are good he had no priors. First time offenders get the book thrown at them. They want them on a short leash to try to keep them in the system. Known criminals and repeat offenders will be back for more while the one time offenders will stay out of the system. That's why they put them on a long probation, if they so much as miss a meeting with thier probation agent they can pull them back in and start the recycle process. People need to realize how much like a business this really is. The severity of the crime plays no part in what the outcome of the charges or sentence is. Yous haven't heard about any judges or prosecutors getting laid off have you? Corrections is doing well also. Think about it.

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