Quantcast Lots Of Sea Shepherd Folks Getting Arrested These Days

There’s nothing worse than cruising in your ship in the ocean, hair blowing in the wind and trying to impress the eco ladies, when you get pulled over by the PoPo…For a ridiculous 30 year warrant!

Sea Shepherd Captain Paul Watson and Whale Wars star was arrested in Portugal while attending the International Whaling Commission (IWC) Conference for a 1980 ramming by the Sea Shepherd of the pirate whaling ship the Sierra.

However, since the warrant actually expired in 2008, Watson was released shortly.

Also recently, vegetarian actress Daryl Hannah, who joined the Whale Wars crew this season, was also arrested, but it had nothing to do with whales.

She and 31 people, including NASA climate scientist James Hansen and former U.S. Rep. Ken Hechler, were arrested during a display of civil disobedience at a mountaintop removal protest in West Virginia.

The video above shows Hannah in the action.

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2 Responses to “Lots Of Sea Shepherd Folks Getting Arrested These Days”

  1. Hart Says:

    Watson wasn’t actually arrested, he was detained at the airport. He was never placed into custody.

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