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NRP Blotter

Saturation patrols, surveillance and tips from the public led to oyster poaching charges being filed by Maryland Natural Resources Police officers against four Eastern Shore watermen over the holiday period.




Maryland, Virginia Team Up to Halt Internet Oyster Operation

A Princess Anne man was charged Thursday, April 17, with selling oysters without a license after an investigation by Maryland and Virginia natural resources police officers. Christopher Shawn Jester, 31, was advertising on the Internet that he was selling “wild-caught” oysters harvested in Virginia. Jester has a Virginia aquaculture license that allows him to sell oysters  Read the Rest…



Governor O’Malley Lauds NRP Oyster Enforcement Efforts

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…



NRP Graduates Class of 19

The ranks of the Maryland Natural Resources Police grew by 19 with the graduation Friday of its latest class of recruits. The new officers took their oath, administered by Col. George F. Johnson IV, NRP superintendent, at AnneArundelCommunity   College before a large audience of family and friends.


New NRP Enforcement Tool Reaps Early Rewards

Just weeks into its debut, the network of radar units and cameras scanning the Chesapeake Bay for law breakers and citizens in harm’s way is paying dividends not only to Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) but to its partners.



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