The owner of a butcher shop near New Castle has been cited for
illegal sale of deer meat, state wildlife officials say.
Mark S. Perry, 54, of the New Castle area, also was cited for
possession of untagged antlered deer. Perry’s citations carry a fine
of $1,569 if he is found guilty.
An investigation into
illegal waterfowl hunting at Barkers Landing near Magnolia led to
the Nov. 30 arrest of Alec F. Gebhart, 23, of Dover. Gebhart was
charged with the two felonies – possession of a firearm by a
prohibited person and possession of ammunition by a prohibited
person – along with several misdemeanor offenses. He was released on
$5,000 unsecured bail.
Gerry E. Wink, 59, of Greenwood, was
arrested Nov. 30 near Greenwood and charged with hunting deer during
a closed season and two counts of using an unlawful weapon – a rifle
and handgun – to hunt deer, he said. He was released on $750
Jacob F. Stoner, 18, pleaded guilty to one
count each of failure to wear hunter orange and trespassing to hunt,
for which he paid $219 in fines and court costs, Rhodes said.
Jacob H. Stoner, 54, pleaded guilty to one count of conspirary and
paid $375 in fines and court costs, authorities said.
Summerhill, 25, pleaded guilty to trespassing to hunt and failure to
wear hunter orange and paid $219 in fines and court costs, he said.
Christopher Culpo, 19, of Georgetown, was charged Dec. 2 with
carrying a loaded firearm in a motor vehicle, conspiracy, hunting
from a motor vehicle, failure to tag antlerless deer hunting deer
during a closed season, and other crimes, Rhodes said. He was
released on $1,800 unsecured bail.
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