Previous Santa Maria Homeowner, Jordan Gerbich Sentenced to 3 Months in Federal Jail for Shooting Elephant Seal to Fatality
LOS ANGELES (STL.News) A previous citizen of Santa Barbara Area was sentenced today to 3 months in government jail for fatally shooting a north elephant seal on a coastline near San Simeon.
Jordan Gerbich, 30, that at the time of the crime stayed in Santa Maria and also that currently resides in Coalville, Utah, was sentenced by USA Area Court Dale S. Fischer. Court Fischer likewise bought Gerbich to be put on one year of monitored launch following his launch from jail, offer a three-month regard to residence apprehension, carry out 120 hrs of social work, and also pay a $1,000 penalty.
Gerbich begged guilty in December 2020 to one offense matter of unlawfully taking an aquatic animal.
On September 28, 2019, Gerbich drove to an elephant seal seeing location beside the Piedras Blancas Marine Get and also Monterey Bay National Marine Haven. Gerbich brought a.45-caliber gun and also, assisted with a flashlight, utilized the gun to fire and also eliminate a north elephant seal as the pet was hing on the coastline in the Piedras Blancas rookery.