DOVER, Del. – A Dover man was arrested March 3 on multiple poaching and criminal charges following an investigation by DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police. On Feb. 15, a Fish & Wildlife officer responded to a complaint near Smyrna regarding a shot fired from a pickup truck toward hunters who were in a field amidst snow goose decoys. The vehicle from which the shot was fired was seen later driving through and making ruts in the field occupied by the goose hunters.
Ryan Permelia, 28, was charged with one count each of hunting from a motor vehicle, hunting snow goose without required conservation order season permit, possession of prohibited lead shot while hunting migratory waterfowl, carrying an unlawfully loaded firearm in a motor vehicle, reckless endangering first degree, criminal mischief under $1,000, and criminal trespass third degree. Permelia was arraigned through Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on his own recognizance, pending a future court appearance in the Kent County Court of Common Pleas.
Frankford man pleads guilty to deer poaching after arrest by DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police
A Frankford man who was arrested Jan. 21 by DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police on multiple deer poaching violations and a felony criminal charge near Millville recently entered a guilty plea during his pre-trial hearing in Sussex County Superior Court.
DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a Frankford man on Jan. 21 for multiple deer poaching violations and a felony criminal charge, following an investigation into a reported poaching incident that occurred Jan. 17 on Railway Road near Millville.
DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a Marydel, Md. man Oct. 30 for multiple hunting and traffic charges, and also arrested a Harrington juvenile for multiple hunting charges following an investigation into deer poaching that occurred Oct. 26 on Fox Hunters Road near Harrington.