Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

Maryland Natural Resources Police Blotter

Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Annapolis, MD –-( Anne Arundel County

  • On December 7, 2010 at 4:45 p.m., the Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) charged Anthony Michael Smith, 31 of Glen Burnie, Md., with hunting while intoxicated/under the influence of alcohol, hunting forest game with a shotgun capable of holding more than three shells, and failure to wear fluorescent orange while hunting forest game. NRP officers approached Smith at River Road and Furnace Road in Linthicum during a routine patrol. Smith showed signs of being under the influence of alcohol and failed a field sobriety test. He was in possession of a 12 gauge shotgun and two unopened beers.

Garrett County

  • On December 2 at 8:15 p.m., NRP charged Kory Austin Kamp, 20 of Lonaconing, Md., with possession of an antlerless deer during closed season. Officers responded to the area of Avilton Road to investigate a report of illegal hunting. At the scene, the officers followed ATV tracks in the snow to 295 Louvina Road and observed Kamp in the garage with an antlerless deer. Antlerless deer are not allowed to be harvested in Garrett, Allegany and Washington Counties on private lands between November 27 and December 9. The illegal antlerless deer was donated to a needy family.
  • On December 7, NRP served Tyler Ray Cosner, 19 of Oakland, Md., with a criminal summons for possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and trespass on private property. The summons was a result of an investigation into trespassing on property of Wisp Resort, where Cosner returned after being asked to leave. During the investigation, NRP officers found a small metal pipe with suspected marijuana.

Wicomico County

  • On December 3, NRP charged Matthew Lee McCallister, 39 of Allen, Md., with twelve counts of failure to field tag deer before removing from place of kill, twelve counts of failure to record deer kill on harvest record, one count of possessing deer during closed season, and one count of possessing red-tailed hawk. The charges stem from a three week investigation that resulted into a search and seizure warrant that was executed on the McCallister residence. A red tailed hawk was seized and given to Tri-State Rehabilitation Center for rehabilitation. A rifle, whitetail deer and numerous antlers were also seized during the search.

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