Maryland Natural Resources Police officers investigated a boat explosion and a jet ski accident, arrested a motorist carrying drugs and loaded guns, and charged an unlicensed fishing guide in recent cases.
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Natural Resources Hosting Live Demonstrations and Programs The birds are back! The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce that their feathered friends from the popular Scales and Tales Program will return to the Timonium Fairgrounds this year for the Maryland State Fair (Aug. 26-Sept. 5).
Brad Stemcosky is a careful boater. He knows all the rules and owns all the best safety gear. Experienced and cautious, he’s a walking poster boy for boating safety. Yet on a late December afternoon last year, he and a fishing buddy were flailing in the frigid waters of the Potomac River, the day’s light Read the Rest…
The bodies of two duck hunters, who drowned last month when their boat capsized in the Severn River, were recovered today not far from where they were last seen, the Maryland Natural Resources Police reported.
Natural Resources Police Warns of Cold-Water Dangers Life jackets made the difference for two Washington-area anglers who spent about an hour in the chilling waters of the Potomac River late Sunday afternoon after their small boat filled with water and capsized.
SANDY POINT STATE PARK – Vowing to step up enforcement and outreach to protect Maryland’s boating public, the Maryland Natural Resources Police today outlined a campaign that will run weekends through Labor Day. Seventeen people have died in boating accidents in Maryland so far this year, two short of the record reached in 2011 and 1996.
After a weekend in which three people died on Maryland waterways, the mission for the Maryland Natural Resources Police this July 4th holiday is simple: fewer boating accidents. The game plan is direct: officers will be going all-out on the state’s waterways, from the Atlantic Ocean to Deep Creek Lake.
Maryland Natural Resources Police officers are investigating the death of Matthew Bolte, 24, of North East, who died Sunday after jumping from Wildcat Point in Cecil County into the Susquehanna River. His friends say he surfaced once and disappeared from view at about 3:30 p.m.
As storms rocked the Annapolis area Monday evening, a group of off-duty state lifeguards and rangers, and Maryland Natural Resources Police officers teamed up to rescue five people from overturned jet skis off Sandy Point State Park.
The body of a 22-year-old Landover man was recovered this afternoon from the Patapsco River by divers from the Maryland Natural Resources Police and Howard County Fire and Rescue.