HUNTING VIOLATIONS
from C.A.S.H. Committee To Abolish Sport Hunting

DE: DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: April 17-23

April 23, 2017

From News.Delaware.gov

DOVER DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between April 17-23 issued 37 citations. Officers responded to 49 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public.

Incidents of note:

On April 18, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police cited two people for turkey hunting violations near Felton. Wyatt Gross, 18, was cited for unlawful to hunt wild turkey without course of instruction, unlicensed hunting and unlawful to trespass upon land or water without permission.
Gross was fined $672and released. A juvenile was issued a summons and released to appear at a later date in Kent County Family Court.

On April 21, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested two people after an investigation for deer hunting violations near Laurel. Christian J.
Ellsworth, 20, was arrested for hunting antlerless deer with a shotgun during archery season, failure to display required hunter orange and unlicensed hunting. Ellsworth plead guilty and was fined $482. Leslie S.
Riggleman III, 20, was arrested for hunting antlerless deer with a shotgun during archery season. Riggleman plead guilty and was fined $180. An associated juvenile was issued a written warning for the same violations for which Ellsworth was arrested.

On April 22, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police cited two people for two counts each of failure to comply with possession limit of blueback herring and/or river herring possession near Laurel. Sonya S. Harris, 45, and Jonathan A. Harris, 46, were fined $214.

On April 23, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police cited three men for striped bass possession violations near Seaford. Miguel Jaimes-Baltazar, 34 and Mario Jamiez-Perez, 59, were each cited for two counts of possession of striped bass during spawning season and one count of possession of undersized striped bass; both were fined $495. Mario Jamies-Baltazar, 19, was cited for two counts of possession of striped bass during spawning season and fined $330.


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