Tag Archives: Chesapeake Bay

Is that little dirtbag in your basement up to no good again? Coast Guard: some bozo in Calvert County, Md. is spotlighting ships with a laser

, the laser light was described as steady, powerful and somewhat painful to the eyes. The reporting source believes the laser originated in the area between Drum Point and Cove Point and lasted for approximately 15 minutes.

There are trophy rockfish to be had for shore fisherfolks like Junior Jimenez

“I want to share with you guys my biggest striped bass 45 inches 37 pounds. Caught off Sandy Point State Park on the Chesapeake Bay from the beach on April 21, 2016.”

Murder USA: one died from lead poisoning, two car-loads of dopes caught red-handed with heroin, say cops

The complainant provided a description of three subjects and their vehicle. The vehicle, a Mercury Grand Marquis, was observed pulling into the Shell Gas Station in the 2500 block of Riva Road. Officers made contact with the occupants, at which time they observed individually packaged baggies of heroin on the front passenger floor board. A total of 38 baggies containing 30.6 grams of heroin valued at $3,674 along with $2,987 in U.S. currency. All three occupants were taken into custody and charged with Possession of CDS and Possession with Intent to Distribute. Carroll and Cornish were also served with open warrants

Pirate Poachers of the Bay: Kevin Tarleton’s Pirate Crew Busted Again for Poaching

Kevin Steven Tarleton Sr., 45, Steven Kevin Tarleton, 21, and Kevin Steven Tarleton Jr., 22, received citations for using illegal harvesting equipment in Broad Creek, a tributary of the Choptank River. Officers observed them on Feb. 27 using a hand scrape in an area designated for hand tonging. The maximum penalty is a $1,000 fine and/or one year in jail.

NRP Aggressively Enforces Striped Bass Conservation Measures along the Atlantic

To support ASMFC’s conservation efforts, NRP officers continued stepped up enforcement in January even though the number of fish and temperatures plummeted. During the first three weeks, officers checked more than 56 recreational anglers (vs. 34 in all of January 2014), 16 watermen (vs. 25) and 59 charter fishermen (vs. 0). They also conducted inspections of eight seafood markets and distributors. Officers logged more than 70 vessel and 100 dockside foot patrol hours.