The 83-foot commercial fishing vessel, Lady Kristie, was stopped by the Coast Guard Feb. 21, 2019, near Tortugas Ecological Reserve, because it was in a protected area. Crews boarded the boat and found several violations including fishing inside an ecological reserve.
The 83-foot commercial fishing vessel, Lady Kristie, was stopped by the Coast Guard Feb. 21, 2019, near Tortugas Ecological Reserve, because it was in a protected area. Crews boarded the boat and found several violations including fishing inside an ecological reserve. U.S. Coast Guard
The 83-foot commercial fishing vessel, Lady Kristie, was stopped by the Coast Guard Feb. 21, 2019, near Tortugas Ecological Reserve, because it was in a protected area. Crews boarded the boat and found several violations including fishing inside an ecological reserve. U.S. Coast Guard

Carli Teproff grew up in Northeast Miami-Dade and graduated from Florida International University in 2003. She became a full-time reporter for the Miami Herald in 2005 and now covers breaking news.