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'Deadliest Catch' Star Hit By Long Arm of the Claw

1/24/2011 9:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

One of the guys on "Deadliest Catch" got in some serious hot water with Alaska law enforcement after officials discovered something fishy on his crabbing license ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell us ... Crosby Leveen -- one of the deckhands on the F/V Wizard -- was hooked in a routine license inspection when authorities noticed he lied about his residency on his license application in an effort to save a few bucks.

Officials tell us out-of-state fishermen, like Crosby, will sometimes try to claim Alaska residency because license fees are cheaper for AK residents.

As for Leveen -- who lives in Maine -- he pled guilty last week to commercial fishing with an invalid crew license and had to pay $440 in fines and related fees.  


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I love the show "Deadliest Catch" and I alway's will. I watch every show I can. I love the excitement of every boat on the show. After the death of Capt. Phil, people should understand what Jake is going through and leave him alone. As far as Crosby having to pay a fine... who cares, Crosby is in the public eye being on the show so therefore whenever anything happen's from a "fine" to an excellent season. It is new's. Crosby is not only an extremely handsome man but a damn good fisherman. I have extreme admiration for each and every member of "The Wizard, The Time Bandit, The Cornelia Marie, The Northwestern, and all the other crab boat's out on the Great Bering Sea" I wish them a safe trip and a plentiful season. And if I'm ever in Alaska, I would love to have the pleasure of meeting any one of them. I love crab, I had no idea what it took to put crab leg's on my table. I know I couldn't do it and had no clue how dangerous and how these guy's risk their lives every season so people like me can enjoy the mighty crab. People who don't like the show, it's very simple....Change the channel. My condolences go out to the family of Justin Tennison. God speed.
Sincerely, Tina from Springfield, TN.

1275 days ago


i think the program is fab and crosby is a sexy chicken!!who cares where he lives!!!

1166 days ago
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