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Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrest Dover man for drug possession in Little Creek Wildlife Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016


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PORT MAHON – A Dover man was arrested on drug charges Aug. 6 by DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police after a traffic stop for trespassing after hours on Port Mahon Road in the Little Creek Wildlife Area.

The passenger in the vehicle, Jeffrey S. Smith, 47, was arrested and charged with possession of heroin, possession of marijuana and trespassing after hours on a state wildlife area. Smith was video-arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 7 in Dover and given $550 unsecured bond on the charges, pending a court appearance at a later date. He was then remanded to Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown in lieu of $5,000 cash bond on an outstanding warrant out of Kent County Superior Court.

The driver, Brian C. Johnson, 41, also of Dover, was cited for trespassing after hours on a state wildlife area and fined $107, including court costs.

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife recognizes and thanks the majority of anglers, hunters and boaters who comply with and support Delaware’s fishing, hunting and boating laws and regulations. Citizens are encouraged to report fish, wildlife and boating violations to the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police by calling 302-739-4580. Wildlife violations may also be reported anonymously to Operation Game Theft by calling 800-292-3030 or online at http://de.gov/ogt.

Media Contacts: Sgt. John McDerby, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police, 302-739-9913 or 302-354-1386, or Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Vol. 46, No. 300

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Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrest Dover man for drug possession in Little Creek Wildlife Area

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016


DNREC Logo

PORT MAHON – A Dover man was arrested on drug charges Aug. 6 by DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police after a traffic stop for trespassing after hours on Port Mahon Road in the Little Creek Wildlife Area.

The passenger in the vehicle, Jeffrey S. Smith, 47, was arrested and charged with possession of heroin, possession of marijuana and trespassing after hours on a state wildlife area. Smith was video-arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 7 in Dover and given $550 unsecured bond on the charges, pending a court appearance at a later date. He was then remanded to Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown in lieu of $5,000 cash bond on an outstanding warrant out of Kent County Superior Court.

The driver, Brian C. Johnson, 41, also of Dover, was cited for trespassing after hours on a state wildlife area and fined $107, including court costs.

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife recognizes and thanks the majority of anglers, hunters and boaters who comply with and support Delaware’s fishing, hunting and boating laws and regulations. Citizens are encouraged to report fish, wildlife and boating violations to the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police by calling 302-739-4580. Wildlife violations may also be reported anonymously to Operation Game Theft by calling 800-292-3030 or online at http://de.gov/ogt.

Media Contacts: Sgt. John McDerby, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police, 302-739-9913 or 302-354-1386, or Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902

Vol. 46, No. 300

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