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Former 'Deadliest Catch' Crew Member Jason "Tennessee" King Sentenced to 51 Months in Jail


Over 15 seasons, Discovery Channel viewers have witnessed a lot of fishermen come and go on Deadliest Catch. Some have sadly passed away, like Captain Phil Harris, while others left the show to deal with personal demons like drug addiction and criminal activity.

One year after deck boss Edgar Hansen — who first appeared on the docu-series in 2013 aboard the vessel Northwestern — pled guilty to sexually assaulting an underage girl, another former Deadliest Catch crew member is facing a few legal troubles of his own.

Jason King, who went by "Tennessee" while working as deckhand on the Cornelia Marie in 2015, was recently sentenced to 51 months (or 4 years and 3 months) behind bars. What exactly did the 43-year-old do? Here’s what we know about his court case.