DWI Hit Parade: St. Mary’s Sheriff Tim Cameron reports DUI arrests for Oct. 2, 2015
Daily Archives: October 2, 2015
Pirate Poachers of the Bay: Two men charged with poaching; no sport fishing licenses, undersize rockfish while night fishing face $4,000 fines
GRASONVILLE, MD. — Two men were charged on Sept. 12, 2015 by a Maryland Natural Resources Police officer with poaching 35 striped bass while fishing from a boat off Kent Narrows.
Hot time on Goodtime Girl was last day on the bay for vessel
WESTERNPORT, MD. (Oct. 2, 2015) — The Maryland Natural Resources Police report that the mountain boys are restless and stirring on the roads, fields and streams of Western Maryland.
Pirate Poachers of the Bay: Taco take-down at Piney Point boat ramp as cops seize undersize rockfish
The officer stopped the man and asked to inspect the cooler, which contained 42 striped bass ranging in length from 10 to 16 inches.
Many of those charged as outlaw watermen merely pursue poaching as a sideline to other business pursuits such as drug dealing and burglary.
Last year, officers wrote 281 citations for oyster violations ranging from possessing undersized oysters to poaching oysters in protected sanctuaries.