MD: Seven fined for hunting rules violations
September 8, 2008
EASTERN SHORE: Seven fined for hunting rules violations
Daily Times Staff Report
SALISBURY — Seven Eastern Shore hunters were fined for violating
state and federal regulations during the 2007-2008 waterfowl season, the
Natural Resources Police said.
Kevin P. Donalds, 37, and Gary R. Breeding, 58, of Eden along with
James B. Barnes, 55, of Salisbury were charged with taking migratory
game birds over an area baited with milo grain near Big Annemessex River
in January. Each later paid a $525 fine.
Reuben D. Calder Jr., 26, of Mardela Springs was charged with
shooting ducks over an area baited with barley grain in Wicomico County
and later paid a fine of $525.
Ronald L. Hall Sr., 41, of Westover, and Phillip L. Labo III, 38, of
Marion, were both found to have shot 22 teal ducks while hunting over an
area baited with milo grains on Marumsco Creek in December 2007. Both
men later paid a $1,025 fine each.
Also hunting over the same baited area was Ronald L. Hall Jr., 21, of
Westover and Phillip L. Labo IV, 20, of Marion who each paid a fine of
Fines collected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act are used to
partially fund the North American Wetlands Conservation Act of 1989,
which provides matching grants to organizations and individuals who have
developed partnerships to carry out wetlands conservation projects in
the United States, Canada, and Mexico.