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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.




DNR to Host Day to Serve Projects September 11-28

Volunteers needed to help with State Park Cleanups Sept. 27 The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is participating in the multi-state Day to Serve volunteer effort kicking off September 11. The agency is hosting a number of service projects, from a statewide food drive to State Park cleanups, giving Marylanders the opportunity to help their fellow citizens  Read the Rest…



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…


NRP Blotter

The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) on Saturday charged three people in Garrett County with illegal hunting and seized a .22-caliber rifle.


NRP Charges Two Rock Hall Watermen with Poaching in Oyster Sanctuary

NRP ramping up enforcement in air, on water Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) charged two Rock Hall watermen Wednesday afternoon with harvesting 26 bushels of oysters—many of them undersized—from a Patuxent River sanctuary. “Poaching oysters is a crime against law-abiding watermen and Maryland citizens and will not be tolerated,” said Col. George F. Johnson IV,  Read the Rest…




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