Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Natural Resources Police Handle Illegal Hunting and Poaching Cases
Acting on tips from the public, officers conducted a plainclothes operation Saturday night at the U.S. Route 50 Bridge in Ocean City and issued 14 citations to four Virginia men for possession of undersized striped bass, exceeding the daily catch limit of striped bass and possession of undersized red drum.
The following men were charged: Humberto Oscar Alfaro Ventura, 43, of Woodbridge Va.; Cesar Isair Callejas Melendez, 19, of Manassas Va.; Cruz Emilio Umena Chinchalla, 43, of Manassas Va.; and Antonio Leonel Ramirez Riyan, 31, of Herndon Va.
Court dates are scheduled for January in Worcester County District Court, with fines totaling more than $2,200. Officers seized 27 striped bass and two red drum. All fish were donated to local shelters.
at 11/01/2016 03:30:00 PM