The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced today that hunters reported harvesting a total of 3,874 wild turkeys during the 2016 regular spring and junior hunt turkey seasons that ended on May 23. This year’s harvest is three percent higher than 2015 (3,767), and well above the ten year average of 3,131.
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Maryland Natural Resources Police officers charged illegal bear and turkey hunters, striped bass poachers and a drunken boater in recent cases.
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers solved an abandoned boat case, and charged fish and turkey poachers across the state in recent enforcement actions.
Four anglers were charged with poaching striped bass in Dorchester County, three juveniles were arrested for attempted drug dealing in a state park in Worcester County, and an unlicensed tree contractor in Garrett County was cited in cases handled by the Maryland Natural Resources Police last weekend.
Officers of the Maryland Natural Resources Police charged watermen in Talbot and Harford counties with poaching, and arrested a Garrett County man on drunken driving charges in cases highlighted this week.
An intoxicated boater who ran his vessel aground, a felon in possession of firearms, and cases of deer poaching were recently handled by the officers of the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
Natural Resources Police officers charged deer poachers and rescued a lost hunter during the opening weekend of firearm deer season.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police charged nine men in Garrett and Allegany counties with illegal bear and deer hunting in separate incidents.
Four St. Mary’s County watermen are scheduled to appear in district court on July 31 on charges they illegally harvested thousands of pounds of undersized croaker and three protected species in the waters of Town Creek, a tributary of the Patuxent River.
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers are investigating the death of Matthew Bolte, 24, of North East, who died Sunday after jumping from Wildcat Point in Cecil County into the Susquehanna River. His friends say he surfaced once and disappeared from view at about 3:30 p.m.