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Natural Resources Police LogoThe Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) on Saturday charged three people in Garrett County with illegal hunting and seized a .22-caliber rifle.

An officer on patrol at 8:30 p.m. near Piney Dam Road in Finzel stopped a vehicle and questioned the occupants.

Jason James Shingler, 42, of Frostburg, Alicia Renee Willis, 24, of Westernport, Carlton Russell Bowman, 52, of Keyser, W.Va., each received a citation for hunting with a spotlight. The maximum penalty is a $2,000 fine and/or six month’s detention with hunting privileges revoked for up to five years.

They are scheduled to appear in Garrett District Court on Jan. 16.