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NRP Charge Trappe Man with Taxidermy Violations
On Tuesday, Aug. 2, NRP charged a Trappe man with taxidermy violations after an investigation of an illegal taxidermy business. NRP executed two search and seizure warrants Wednesday, July 27 on Barber Road and seized two chest freezers containing wildlife parts and 13 pair of deer antlers. William M. Ozman, Jr., 45, was subsequently charged with 10 counts of commercially practicing taxidermy without a license, 13 counts of failing to maintain proper taxidermy logs, records and tags, one count of exceeding possession limit of wild turkeys and one count of possession of a live Canada Goose without a permit. Ozman's trial date is scheduled for Sept. 29 at 8:45 a.m. in Talbot County District Court.
August 8, 2005
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