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Daily Archives: August 12, 2014

Proposed Late Waterfowl Hunting Seasons Open to Comment

The proposed 2014-2015 late waterfowl hunting seasons and bag limits are now available. DNR will accept public comment on the proposed regulations through August 19, to be finalized in early September after DNR reviews citizens input and obtains approval from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

The proposed youth waterfowl hunting days are November 1 and February 7. These special youth hunting days are part of a national effort by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and state wildlife agencies to increase participation in the rich tradition of waterfowl hunting.

The proposed regular duck season opener would run October 11 through 18. The second and third split seasons would be November 8 through 28, and December 16 through January 24.

TODAY’S murder mystery – DEAD ON – Chapter One

Marcus Rydell instinctively rushed from his bedroom and out of the apartment, his 9mm in hand, taking the stairs two at a time. Even here in the stairwell, he could hear the distressed, keening cry of what sounded like a wounded animal, but it was all too human. Definitely a child’s scream, which meant probable cause for him to break down a door, something he’d always relished doing when he’d worked as an Atlanta cop.

The thought pumped blood to his every artery and to the brain. It felt wonderful, like a balm, like a spring shower and train whistle all conspiring to wake him the hell up and out of his previously paralyzing depression.

As he approached 58-B, Marcus made out words coming from an adult male inside. The man’s words were halting, pleading in turn, saying, “Hon-hon-honey, please n’more. Don’t h-hurt me! Please! I’ll be good to you, sweetie. I swear!”

The child endangerment laws left no doubt in Marcus’s mind. He shouted through the door, “I’m coming in! Open up in there, or I kick it in!”

Southern Maryland Police Beat: trooper injured as D.C. man decided to fight

LEONARDTOWN, MD. – On Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 5:07 pm, Tpr A. Oyler initiated a traffic stop on a black passenger vehicle for a minor traffic violation. The driver, Milton R. Richardson, 35, of Washington, DC, refused to provide identification and began reaching to the side of his body with his right hand.

For officer safety, Tpr. Oyler asked Richardson to step out of the vehicle and place his hands on the car. He refused, and a brief struggle ensued.

Hagerstown crabhouse double-dipper in poaching sting for undersize crabs

HAGERSTOWN, MD. — According to the Maryland Natural Resources Police, a follow-up visit to a Hagerstown seafood shop charged earlier in the month with selling illegal crabs yielded more of the same last Thursday, the Maryland Natural Resources Police reported.

An officer conducting an inspection at Cameron’s Seafood on Dual Highway discovered one bushel with 82 undersized crabs and another with 42 undersized crabs. On Aug. 1, he found one bushel with 110 undersized crabs and another with 59 undersized crabs.

For the latest violations, Hussein Kato Katende, 38, of Columbia, was issued two citations and the crabs were delivered to a Hagerstown food bank.

Prince William Police Beat: Christopher Alexander Venitez nabbed while trying to break into bedroom window

Armed Robberies – On August 8th at 11:20PM, officers responded to investigate a robbery which was reported to have occurred in the 12200 block of Allspice Ct in Woodbridge (22192) around 10:30PM. The victims, a 19 year old man of Stafford, a 19 year old man of Lorton and an 18 year old man of Alexandria, reported to police that they had just arrived in the area above to attend a party. As the victims were approaching the home, they encountered three unknown men. One of the men displayed a handgun and demanded the victim’s property. During the encounter, the armed suspect struck one of the victims in the face with the handgun. The suspects took a cell phone, wallet and an undisclosed amount of U.S. Currency from the victims before fleeing on foot. Minor injuries were reported. While investigating the above incident, a separate victim approached an officer on an unrelated call to report a robbery in the same location that occurred around 10:45PM. This victim, an 18 year old man of Woodbridge, reported to the officer that he was getting into his vehicle when he was approached by an unknown man who demanded the victim’s property. After taking the victim’s cell phone, the man pulled out a handgun and ordered the victim to leave the area. No injuries were reported. Detectives are investigating both incidents as being related. The investigation continues.

Glen Burnie Police Beat: thugs shot at fleeing victim with bullets flying through nearby homes

Investigation revealed that a 27-year-old male visiting family was walking in the 7900 Blk. of Gentle Breeze Court when he was approached on foot by a male who was armed with a handgun. The victim began to flee the area and ran towards Secluded Post Circle while being chased by the armed male. The suspect fired multiple shots at the victim from a semi-automatic handgun.

As a result, a bullet travelled several hundred feet across the street and went through the front window of an occupied residence in the 400 Blk. of Secluded Post Circle. That round eventually lodged into an interior wall in the residence approximately four feet above a sleeping occupant of the home.