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  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrest Smyrna man for firearm felonies and deer poaching

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

DOVER – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a Smyrna man Feb. 18 for multiple felony firearms charges and deer poaching. Melvin J. Durand, 65, was charged with 19 counts of possession, purchase, ownership or control of a firearm or ammunition by a person prohibited for prior violent crime or felony; one count of possession, purchase, ownership or control of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited for prior violent crime or felony; and one count of possession or transportation of an unlawfully taken antlerless deer. Durand was arraigned at New Castle County Justice of the Peace Court 11, where he was released on an unsecured bond pending a future court appearance in the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas.




Delaware Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish to meet Thursday, Feb. 26 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Delaware’s Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.




Delaware Native Species Commission Feb. 20 meeting postponed

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Delaware Native Species Commission meeting scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 is postponed due to the impending winter storm.




DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife 2019 Delaware Fishing Guide and fishing rulers now available

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, February 18, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife 2019 Delaware Fishing Guide and fishing rulers for measuring catches are now available.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Feb. 4-10

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

Between Feb. 4-10 DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers made 1,308 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public.







  Category: Division of Fish and Wildlife


DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrest Smyrna man for firearm felonies and deer poaching

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

DOVER – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a Smyrna man Feb. 18 for multiple felony firearms charges and deer poaching. Melvin J. Durand, 65, was charged with 19 counts of possession, purchase, ownership or control of a firearm or ammunition by a person prohibited for prior violent crime or felony; one count of possession, purchase, ownership or control of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited for prior violent crime or felony; and one count of possession or transportation of an unlawfully taken antlerless deer. Durand was arraigned at New Castle County Justice of the Peace Court 11, where he was released on an unsecured bond pending a future court appearance in the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas.




Delaware Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish to meet Thursday, Feb. 26 in Dover

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Delaware’s Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.




Delaware Native Species Commission Feb. 20 meeting postponed

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Delaware Native Species Commission meeting scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 is postponed due to the impending winter storm.




DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife 2019 Delaware Fishing Guide and fishing rulers now available

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Monday, February 18, 2019

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife 2019 Delaware Fishing Guide and fishing rulers for measuring catches are now available.




DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Feb. 4-10

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

Between Feb. 4-10 DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers made 1,308 contacts with hunters, anglers, boaters, and the general public.