Indictment: …did corruptly commit misconduct in office by knowingly, willfully, and intentionally, under the color of his office, obstructing and failing to pursue a legitimate investigation of a reported theft, for the personal benefit of an acquaintance, Heather Harding,Continue Reading
Patent Tonging on the Patuxent River Most commercial watermen work hard and abide by the laws and regulations. Some do not. On Feb. 3, 2015, several vessels were hard at work on a beautiful winter day bringing up oysters from the bottom of the Patuxent River at Point Patience. Most folks never have the opportunity […]Continue Reading
Pirate Poachers of the Bay
Over the past year, THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY has been highlighting the arrests of outlaw watermen in the Maryland and Virginia waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.
Readers who have been following these violations and the tracking of the court appearances have been learning that, for most cases, the legal repercussions of these infractions have been very minor or non-existent.Continue Reading
Poaching Pirate of the Chesapeake Adam Antes Continues to Flout the Law
NRP Charges Four Watermen with Oyster Violations; Adam Antes Busted Twice in a Month for Raiding Oyster Sanctuary
NANTICOKE, MD. — Natural Resources Police report that four Eastern Shore watermen charged during January with state wildlife violations by Maryland Natural Resources Police officers. One of them was cited again for raiding a sanctuary on the heels of another raid just a week earlier.Continue Reading