Even though Tropical Storm Hermine kept many boaters off the water this Labor Day weekend, the Maryland Natural Resources Police were busy inspecting anglers and crabbers, checking dove and waterfowl hunters and patrolling our state parks and waters.
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Maryland Natural Resources Police officers handled recreational crabbing and fishing violations, and charged a boater with unsafe operation in some recent cases.
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers rescued an injured boater, arrested an impaired boater and driver, and won convictions in two fisheries cases over the past week.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police responded to numerous boating accidents last weekend, one of which proved to be fatal.
The goal this July 4th weekend for the Maryland Natural Resources Police is simple: fewer boating accidents. The game plan is direct: officers will be going all-out on the state’s waterways, from Deep Creek Lake to the Atlantic Ocean.
An overdue boater, who triggered an extensive search overnight Sunday by federal, state and local agencies, was located and charged with drunken operation, Maryland Natural Resources Police reported. The incident in Calvert County is a reminder of the dangers of driving a boat under the influence of alcohol or drugs, as officers gear up for Read the Rest…
Department Provides Tips to Prevent Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels, an invasive species of shellfish, attached to the propeller and outboard motor of a pontoon boat attempting to launch at Deep Creek Lake State Park. Launch stewards, conducting voluntary boat inspections, identified Read the Rest…
With the summer vacation season nearing, Maryland Natural Resources Police officers are concentrating their efforts on getting impaired boaters off the water and intoxicated people off public lands. Last year, alcohol was a factor in six of the 20 fatal boating accidents and was the No. 2 cause of boating accidents. Officers wrote 223 tickets Read the Rest…
Fewer Boating Accidents; No Fatalities Reported A safety-conscious public and a concerted effort by Maryland Natural Resources Police kept the Memorial Day weekend free of fatalities and with just four reported boat accidents.
The recent cold snap and this weekend’s snowstorm may combine to create deadly conditions on frozen lakes, ponds and streams, the Maryland Natural Resources Police warn.