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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Florida

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Cape Coral Man Fined $4,000 For Speeding In Manatee Zone

Fort Myers, Florida - U.S. Magistrate Judge Douglas N. Frazier sentenced Juergen H. Kreuzer (52, Cape Coral) yesterday to a fine of $4,000 for operating a vessel at 55 miles per hour in a posted and marked 25 mile per hour manatee protection zone. Kreuzer was operating his vessel on the Caloosahatchee River, near Shell Point. He pleaded guilty on July 16, 2013.

According to court documents, Kreuzer had seven prior convictions for manatee zone speeding violations. Kreuzer operates All Around Boats - a business in Cape Coral that is engaged in boat rentals, and fishing and boat tours.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Law Enforcement. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jeffrey F. Michelland.

Updated January 26, 2015