Tag Archives: Easton Police Officer Maxwell Howard

Talbot States Attorney Scott Patterson Lets Lynch Brothers Skate Without Paying a Penny in Fines While Taxpayers Invest Millions in Oyster Bar Replenishment

Court Results for Herlon Vernon Lynch for poaching violations

EASTON, MD. — In Talbot County District Court on Jan. 15, 2015, Herlon Vernon Lynch, 63, of Centreville, Md., entered a not guilty plea to charges that he was in possession of unculled and undersize oysters that amounted to ten percent of his catch. NRP Officer Brandon Garvey had cited Lynch on Nov. 11, 2014. He was found guilty by the Judge and fined $100. Court records show the fine was “deferred”.

Outlaw watermen and unsporting hunters meet the law officers on fields and streams

SALISBURY, MD. — In Wicomico County, just before noon on Monday, an officer on patrol in Salisbury noticed a truck filled with 24 bushel baskets of oysters. The truck did not display a tidal fish license number, as required by state law, and the bushel baskets were not properly tagged.

Severn Reid Mister Jr., 57, and Cody Eugene Cavalier, 23, both of Easton were each charged with 12 counts of failing to tag oysters.

They are scheduled to appear in Wicomico District Court on Jan. 6. If found guilty of all counts, each man could be fined a maximum of $6,600.