Fisheries and wildlife infractions highlighted a few cases recently handled by the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
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A waterman and two seafood dealers were charged and three impaired boaters were arrested in recent cases brought by the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
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.
Additional Restrictions Placed on Commercial Fishing Activity Two Talbot County watermen convicted of poaching and selling nearly $500,000 of striped bass over four years have received lifetime bans from taking part in that fishery by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
A St. Mary’s County man has been charged with possessing undersized crabs and failing to equip his crab pots with devices to prevent the drowning of diamondback terrapins.
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…
Maryland Natural Resources Police corral a runaway crab boat on the Wicomico as well as arrest two impaired boaters.
A Calvert County man was arrested Tuesday night and charged with animal cruelty and practicing veterinary medicine without a license in connection with his animal rehabilitation center.
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.