Tag Archives: fishing

Fishermen Plead Not Guilty To Felony Cheating Charges

NBC News reports: Two fishermen whose alleged cheating at an Ohio fishing tournament went viral pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of attempted grand theft and other crimes. Jacob Runyan, 42, and Chase Cominsky, 35, said nothing during a brief arraignment at Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas. Their bond was set at $2,500 each. Runyan and Cominsky were indicted …

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Fishermen In Cheating Scandal Charged With Felonies

Yahoo Sports reports: After Jacob Runyan, 42, of Ashtabula, Ohio, and Chase Cominsky, 35, of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, were accused of cheating during a fishing tournament on Lake Erie, a Cleveland grand jury indicted them on fifth-degree felony charges of cheating, attempted grand theft and possessing criminal tools. In addition, the two have been served with the first-degree misdemeanor charge of …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Fishing Championship Erupts After Two Winners Caught Placing Iron Weights Inside Their Catch

The Sharon Herald reports: In a scandal rocking the competitive fishing world, a Hermitage-based angler and his partner are accused of illegally putting weights in the fish they caught Friday during the Lake Erie Walleye Trail Championship event. Chase Cominsky and Jake Runyon, of Cleveland, had been the event’s apparent winners until a tournament official cut open one of the …

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