DNREC Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Blotter Dec. 2 to 14
December 14, 2011
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources has released the following
bulletins to the public:
People are reminded four-wheeling off established roadways on state
wildlife lands is illegal and damaging to wildlife habitat and
Hunters are reminded to wear orange and take only antler-less deer in
the current season.
DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement agents performed
arrests and issued 35 citations as well as a number of warnings for
violations during the Dec. 2 to Dec. 14 period:
Dec. 3: Agents patrolling Redden State Forest near Georgetown took
David Shutt, 27, of Wilmington, into custody on four separate capiases
issued by the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas and Justice of the
11 in New Castle.
Shutt was arraigned at the Justice of the Peace Court 3 in Georgetown
and remanded to the Sussex County Correctional Institution after failing
$528 secured bond.
Agents also responded to numerous calls related to gunshots, injured
deer, dumped deer carcasses, illegal late shooting, baiting and
trespassing to hunt.
For more information on hunting, check the 2011-2012 Delaware Hunting
and Trapping Guide, available at hunting license dealers statewide or
online at www.dnrec.delaware.gov/fw.
Residents are encouraged to report fish and wildlife and boating
violations to the Delaware Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Section by
Wildlife violations may also be reported anonymously to Operation
Game Theft by calling 800-292-3030 or online at www.dnrec.delaware.gov/fw/Hunting/Pages/OpGameTheft.aspx.
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