BARS Offers Reward for Information Regarding Marstons Mills River Oyster Theft

oysters planted in the Marstons Mills River

The Barnstable Association for Recreational Shellfishing, Inc, is offering a $1000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons involved in the theft of shellfish (oysters) from the Town of Barnstable’s oyster farm in the Marstons Mills River, on or about July 29, 2013. If you have any information about this theft please contact the Barnstable Police Department or the Barnstable Natural Resource Department.

Natural Resources phone: 508.790.6272
Barnstable Police phone: 508.775.0387

Ron Glantz
President, BARS

“These are our oysters” —Ron Glantz, President of BARS in interview with the Cape Cod Times

The photo above was taken at low tide in July, 2009 when this area of the Marstons Mills River was first planted with oysters. Photo by Paul Wasilewski