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Magnolia man arrested by DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police for weapons possession by a person prohibited and multiple deer hunting violations

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Fish and Wildlife DNREC News

MAGNOLIA – A DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police investigation culminated Dec. 4 with the arrest of a Magnolia man for multiple deer hunting violations and charges related to possession of firearms, deadly weapons, and ammunition by a person prohibited.

Isaac L. Wiley

Isaac L. Wiley

Isaac L. Wiley, 47, of Magnolia, was charged with three counts of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited; two counts of possession of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited; one count of possession of ammunition by a person prohibited, and two counts of transporting an illegally killed deer.

As part of the investigation, a shotgun, two muzzleloaders, two compound bows, and numerous rounds of ammunition were seized from Wiley’s residence.

Wiley was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 7 in Dover and released on his own recognizance pending a future court appearance.

Delaware law prohibits a person whose criminal history includes prior felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions associated with violent crimes, drug convictions and mental conditions as defined under the law, or court-issued protection from abuse orders from owning or possessing any type of deadly weapons. Deadly weapons consist of all types of firearms, as well as ammunition and any type bow-compound, recurve or crossbow.

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Media contacts: Contact: Lt. John McDerby 302-354-1386 or Sgt. Brooke Africa 302-382-7167, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police, or Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902.

Vol. 47, No. 258


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