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Charles County On November 11, 2011 NRP charged Michael A. Campbell, 47 of Charlotte Hall, with hunting whitetail deer during closed season, hunting without a license and failing to wear fluorescent orange while hunting. The incident occurred in the vicinity of Bowling Road.

Garrett County On November 18, 2011 at 9:40 p.m., NRP charged Tanner J. Hyson, 20 of Grantsville, and Katrina L. Yoder, 19 of Springs, Pa, with casting rays of artificial light onto field and woodland with a weapon in possession. They were charged after NRP saw them shining a spotlight from a vehicle on Old Frostburg Road. Officer seized a .22 caliber Rifle, ammunition, spotlight and a knife from the vehicle. A trial date of January 18, has been set in the District Court of Maryland for Garrett County.

Talbot County On November 17, 2011, at 8:00 a.m., The Maryland Natural Resources Police charged Ben H. Marshall, 35 of Newcomb, Md. with power dredging for oysters in an area reserved for hand tonging and with possession of undersize/unculled oysters. The incident occurred near Batchelor Point, on the Tred Avon River. The Officers seized a bushel and half of undersize oysters and returned to the waters of the state. A trial date of January 19, 2012 has been set in the District Court of Maryland for Talbot County.


   November 22, 2011

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