A Kent County waterman whose commercial license was revoked earlier this year was charged Tuesday by Natural Resources Police officers with violating his revocation by fishing for striped bass.
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The Maryland Natural Resources Police charged the following men with violations in Cecil, Garrett and Talbot counties.
Maryland Natural Police officers this week charged a total of six people with natural resources offenses on land and water.
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers charged two Anne Arundel County men in separate cases with illegal fishing and crabbing activities.
Lawrence “Daniel” Murphy, 37, of St. Michaels, pleaded guilty today to attempting to violate the Lacey Act by trafficking in illegally harvested striped bass. The plea agreement was announced by Rod J. Rosenstein, U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland; Col. George F. Johnson IV, Superintendent of the Maryland Natural Resources Police; Sam Hirsch, Acting Assistant Read the Rest…
Michael D. Hayden and William J. Lednum, both of Tilghman Island, pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court to conspiring to violate the Lacey Act and to defraud the United States through their illegal harvesting and sale of 185,925 pounds of striped bass.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police gained convictions last week on seven men charged with conservation and boating crimes.
An investigation by the Maryland Natural Resources Police and allied State and local agencies resulted in the charging of five anglers in Charles County last Friday for illegally fishing for Striped Bass in a spawning area and catching other protected fish.
Radar system, helicopter patrols deter poaching, protecting keystone species Governor Martin O’Malley today thanked the Maryland Natural Resources Police for its enforcement efforts during the six-month oyster season, which ended March 31. “When we began this large-scale oyster restoration initiative nearly four years ago, we promised to turn things around and do everything within our Read the Rest…
The Maryland Natural Resources Police charged a North East man on Sunday with illegally catching striped bass. An officer on patrol at Elk Neck State Park saw Alan Dion Smith, 46, fishing south of Rocky Point and noticed he had two striped bass. The angler received citations for fishing without a recreational license and possession Read the Rest…