Tag Archives: Talbot States Attorney Scott Patterson

Patent tonging for oysters on the Patuxent

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…

Pirate Poachers of the Bay: Now a prosecutor takes a stand! See actual video of Pirate Poacher Booty!

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.

Pirate Poachers of the Chesapeake: Adam Antes busted again for raid on oyster sanctuary; Kevin Tarleton has decades of deception as he loots the Bay

OUTLAW WATERMEN

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.