Daniel Powell is currently serving as the State’s Attorney for Somerset County; he has held this position since 2011.
Category Archives: poaching
Maryland State Police Beat / Troopers seek Honesty in Crisfield as politicians walk sideways among the crabs
About the same time of the year that the annual J. Milliard Tawes Crab & Clam Bake was being held in Crisfield, drawing politicians from all over Maryland, the State Police held a fruitless search for Honesty.
PIRATE POACHERS OF THE CHESAPEAKE NRP charge repeat poacher David Messick with raid on oyster sanctuary
Another outlaw Waterman has been nabbed in the process of raiding an oyster sanctuary and doing so out of season
Bartels was already facing DUI-drugs charges in Howard Count
BUILD A WALL AROUND THAT BRIDGE Washington Suburbs Rockfish Poachers HOLA HOMBRES! they violated just about every dang poaching rule that exists
The next night, officers watched as five men from Prince George’s County caught fish and placed them in the trunk of an SUV. When officers stopped the vehicle and searched it, they found 73 striped bass in a duffel bag.
PIRATE POACHERS OF THE CHESAPEAKE Virginia nails seven outlaw watermen to the dock for “egregious or repeated violations”
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission at its November 1, 2016, meeting revoked the fishing licenses of seven commercial watermen for egregious or repeated violations of Virginia’s fishing laws and regulations
PIRATE POACHERS OF THE CHESAPEAKE: Judge issues lifetime ban against Hans Kuntze for poaching oysters in sanctuary
Judge ruled that state officials had “established by a preponderance of the evidence that [Kuntze] took oysters located more than 200 feet within a closed or prohibited area.”
In 2011, Lumpkins pleaded guilty for his role in the largest striped bass poaching ring in the history of the Chesapeake Bay and was sentenced to serve 18 months in federal prison. He also was ordered to pay a fine of $36,000 and make restitution of $165,000.
NRP Officer Vincent Artrip saw the injured man struggling and recognized the wound as a severed artery. He applied a Combat Application Tourniquet to staunch the flow until the victim could be taken ashore.
CAMBRIDGE, MD. – In one of the rare occasions when Maryland prosecutors and judges have gotten serious with an outlaw Waterman one poacher pirate just may be having his timbers shiver.