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27
Aug

NRP Blotter

Natural Resources Police LogoThe Maryland Natural Resources Police issued citations this month for operating a boat while under the influence of alcohol and illegal crabbing.

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27
Aug

NRP Urges Everyone to Put Safety First this Holiday Weekend

lifeThe Maryland Natural Resources Police urge everyone this Labor Day holiday to put safety first.

“Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer as tens of thousands of residents and visitors head out on the water, relax in our State’s parks and campgrounds, and begin early hunting seasons,” said Colonel George F. Johnson IV, NRP superintendent. “Plan ahead and be vigilant. We need everyone to do their part.”

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15
Jul

NRP Recovers Bodies of Two Men Missing Since the Weekend

NRP logoMaryland Natural Resources Police officers Tuesday recovered the bodies of two men missing since the weekend. Read more »

25
Jun

NRP, Coast Guard to Launch Weekend Campaign against Impaired, Unsafe Boaters

NRP boat patrolling the waters The Maryland Natural Resources Police will join this weekend with the Coast Guard and other maritime law enforcement agencies for Operation Dry Water, a nationwide crackdown on alcohol- and drug-impaired boaters. Read more »

24
Jun

NRP Charges Two Howard County Men with Animal Cruelty, Killing Protected Species

NRP logo Two Howard County men have been charged by the Maryland Natural Resources Police with killing state and federally protected wildlife, and animal cruelty for causing suffering by using unchecked traps.

William Gunnar Radhe Jr., 31, and Eugene William Iager, 67, both of Fulton, are accused of setting traps that killed a Great Horned Owl, two turkey vultures and a striped skunk in early April. If found guilty of all charges, the maximum penalty for each man is $9,000 in fines and nine months in jail. Read more »

27
May

NRP in Demand over Holiday Weekend

Officers Erica Minnick and Andrew Felsecker check boats for safety equipment on Deep Creek Lake.

Officers Erica Minnick and Andrew Felsecker check boats for safety equipment on Deep Creek Lake.

The Maryland Natural Resources Police had a busy Memorial Day weekend on the water and on public lands.

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5
May

NRP Charges Five Anglers with Poaching Striped Bass, Blueback Herring

Natural Resources Police LogoAn 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. Read more »

18
Apr

Lanham Man Pleads Guilty to Poaching 228 Undersized Striped Bass

bass under

A bucket of striped bass.

A Lanham man pleaded guilty Friday, April 18, in Annapolis District Court to charges he caught 228 undersized striped bass during a fishing trip last summer.

Jose R. Amaya Chicas, 34, was fined $2,000 and given probation before judgment.

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18
Apr

NRP Honors Officers, Promotes 25 in Annual Awards Ceremony

NRP Officers at Annual Awards Ceremony

NRP Officers at Annual Awards Ceremony
L-R: Sgt. Charles Simmons, Cpl. Rick Starliper, Officer First Class James Seward and Senior Officer Hubert Brohawn III

The Maryland Natural Resources Police promoted 25 officers and recognized the outstanding work of two dozen other officers and allied agencies at its annual awards ceremony Thursday night, April 17, at Chesapeake College. 

“Your service, your commitment, your dedication make all of us proud to call ourselves Marylanders,” said Gov. Martin O’Malley in a recorded address. “Every time you put on your uniforms and walk out the door, you do so in order to serve our citizens and you personify the core values of the NRP: Integrity, dedication, professionalism and courtesy.”

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27
Jan

NRP Graduates Class of 19

Retired NRP Cpl. Joanne Dickey pins a badge on the uniform of her son-in-law and new NRP Officer Morgan Phelps as Col. George F. Johnson IV looks on.

Retired NRP Cpl. Joanne Dickey pins a badge on the uniform of her son-in-law and new NRP Officer Morgan Phelps as Col. George F. Johnson IV looks on.

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. Read more »