Two Men Arrested Near Townsend, Delaware on Multiple Charges

Charges include drug, hunting and firearms violations

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Two men arrested near Townsend on multiple charges including drug, hunting and firearms violations
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)
Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC)

Delaware -(Ammoland.com)- Following an investigation, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested two men Nov. 13 – the opening day of Delaware’s shotgun deer season – on multiple charges related to illegal hunting practices in southern New Castle County.

Michael J. Whitby, 43, of Townsend, was charged with:

  • two counts of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited
  • possession of firearm ammunition by a person prohibited
  • hunting with a rifle/illegal method of take
  • failure to display required hunter orange during a firearms deer season and hunting without a license.

Whitby was video-arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 7 in Dover and released on $25,150 unsecured bond pending a preliminary hearing in the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas. Two rifles were confiscated as evidence in the case.

Wayne D. Whitby, 41, of Dover, was charged with:

  • possession of marijuana
  • four counts of possession of drug paraphernalia
  • failure to display required hunter orange during a firearms deer season and hunting with a rifle/illegal method of take.

Wayne Whitby was video-arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 7 in Dover and released on $2,200 unsecured bond pending a preliminary hearing in the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas. A rifle was confiscated as evidence in the case.

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Russ

Perfect.
That’s called enforcing the laws that are already on the books.
This just proves firearms weren’t the culprits, and that dumb people with disregard for the law are liable for their actions.
Now dumb & dumber are paying for it.
No cause for excitement or sensationalism.
Carry on.

Eric

Anything to get a more “sensational” type of effect, so typical of the idiot “media” in this going down the drain country we call the US……

john carr

Good point Richard. It happens often with them.

bilbo

Its called a stock photo ghosh are you so uneducated?

Richard L Jones

If two Rifles were confiscated, why is a Semi-Auto Handgun displayed in the beginning of the Article ?