OUTLAW PIRATE POACHERS OF THE CHESAPEAKE: Recreational fisherfolks busted for poaching Rockfish DUNDALK WOMAN CHARGED WITH 144 UNDERSIZED ROCKFISH

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OUTLAW PIRATE POACHERS OF THE CHESAPEAKE: Recreational fisherfolks busted for poaching Rockfish

Department of Natural Resources has eliminated press releases on those arrested for poaching or violations.

LIST OF FINES FOR VIOLATIONS

CENTREVILLE, MD. – The following persons have been charged with violations of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources rules on harvesting of Chesapeake Bay resources.

Santos G. Lovo, of 9405 Stream Valley Lane, Clinton, Md., on May 27, 2019 of exceeding the limit for Rockfish, six over the limit, possession of eight undersized striped bass, one undersized yellow perch, and was cited by Natural Resources Police Officer Paul McMannis. Trial is set for Sept. 5, 2019.

Benjamin Anthony Robinson, of 9819 52nd Place, College Park, Md., cited on May 19, 2019 with possession of a striped bass in a prohibited area by Officer Paul McMannis, court date is Sept. 5, 2019.

Jesus Dubon Orellana, of 7019 Georgia Ave., NW, Apt. 404, Washington, D.C., cited with possession of striped bass during a closed season on May 13, 2019; was also cited for possession of one undersized striped bass during spring trophy season by Officer Paul McMannis. On May 15, 2019, Orellana entered a guilty plea in Queen Anne’s County District Court. Court records online do not reflect any fine amount.

Jose Reynolds Rodas Rubio, of 3817 Milan Drive, Apt. 1, Alexandria, Va., was cited on May 13, 2019 by NRP Officer Paul McMannis with: possessing three striped bass during closed season, exceeding daily creel limit of striped bass by two fish,  possession of three undersized striped bass during spring trophy season. Trial is set for Sept. 5, 2019 in Queen Anne’s District Court.

Alonso R. Aguilar, of 3725 Macomb Street, NW, Apt. 10, Washington, DC, was cited on May 11, 2019 by NRP Officer Paul McMannis with fishing without a Chesapeake Bay fishing license.

Jae Kwon Lim, of 4100 Annapolis Road, Halethorpe, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Paul McMannis on May 10, 2019 with fishing without a fishing license.

Edwin David Melendez Perez, of 304 Belton Road, Silver Spring, Md., was cited on May 10, 2019 by NRP Officer McMannis for fishing without a fishing license for the Chesapeake and entered a guilty plea on May 10, 2019.

Exick Manuel Henriquez Moreno, 26, of 8304 14th Ave., Apt. 102, Hyattsville, Md. Cited by NRP Officer Paul McMannis for fishing without a Chesapeake Bay Sport Fishing License and found guilty on June 6, 2019.

Jose Arnoldo Rivera Aguilar, of 3811 El Camino Place, Alexandria, Va., cited by NRP Officer Paul McMannis with possession of two undersize striped bass during spring trophy season on May 10, 2019. Trial set for Sept. 5, 2019 in Queen Anne’s District Court and is a payable citation.  Also cited for possession of striped bass during closed season.

Kelly Jean White, 45, 0f 1915 Stevens Drive, Chester, Md., cited by NRP Officer Paul McMannis for fishing without a Chesapeake Bay Fishing License on May 8, 2019.

Victor Manoal Bonilla, 40, of 9111 Wellington Place, Lanham, Md., by NRP Officer Paul McMannis with fishing without a Chesapeake Bay sport fishing license on May 5, 2019.

Pedro Abel Umanzor Garcia, 19, of 4507 23rd Parkway Apt. 103, Temple Hills, Md., cited by NRP Officer Paul McMannis with exceeding daily creel limit during spring trophy season on May 4, 2019. Also with taking four striped bass during closed season and possession of four undersized striped bass.

Edison Ian Clarke, 40, of 13802 Burnished Wood Court, Upper Marlboro, Md., cited NRP Officer Paul McMannis with fishing without a Chesapeake Bay sport fishing license and pleaded guilty on April 29, 2019.

Sterling Ronald Grant-Tones, 30, of 6 Garobe Court, Gwynn Oak, Md., cited by NRP Officer Paul McMannis with fishing without a Chesapeake Bay Sport Fishing License on May 3, 2019 when he pleaded guilty.

James Francis Hall III, 73, of 131 Hallmark Farm Circle, Church Hill, Md., cited by NRP Officer Paul McMannis with firing a gun from a vehicle on a public highway. On March 21, 2019, Hall entered a guilty plea in a plea deal with the Queen Anne’s County States Attorney and was given a verdict of Probation Before Judgement.

Eddy B. Martinez Perdomo, 31, of 7709 Merrick Lane, Hyattsville, Md., cited by NRP Officer Paul McMannis with possession of two striped bass in a prohibited area on May 19, 2019.

Robert Frederick Simpkins, 60, of 423 South Wicam Street, Baltimore, Md., was arrested by NRP Officer Paul McMannis for abandonment of a vessel on July 19, 2018.  IN District Court of Queen Anne’s County with Jane Hart, a free taxpayer provided attorney, a deal was arranged on Feb. 21, 2019 that resulted in a Stet Docket verdict.

Adiel Recinos Carillo, 43, of 9612 Aspen Place, Manassas, Va., was issued a citation for fishing without a license by NRP Officer J. Law on May 26, 2019. A fine of $152.50 was ordered plus court costs on June 5, 2019 in Montgomery County District Court.

Reynaldo S. Chavez Ayala, 22, of 19503 Kildonan Drive, Gaithersburg, Md., was cited on May 24, 2019 for possession of small mouth bass in a closed season by NRP Officer J. Law.

Khua Tu, 57, of 1001 Saint Charles Ave., Baltimore, Md., was cited by NRP Officer J. Law with possession of catfish over daily limit and found guilty on June 6, 2019, fined $77.50 plus court costs in Montgomery County District Court.

Brian Eugene Goffney, 42, of 7217 Wapello Drive, Derwood, Md., was cited by NRP Officer J. Law with fishing in non-tidal waters without a license and in Montgomery County District Court was fined $52.50 on May 1, 2019.

Maximino Octavio Herrera, 46, of 6019 67th Place, Riverdale, Md., was cited by NRP Officer M. Ferguson with possession of undersized male hard crabs less than 5 ¼ “ spike to spike on Sept. 19, 2018. On Dec. 19, 2018, Herrera was found guilty in Dorchester County District Court.

Ramiro Zamudio Garibay, 37, of 4317 Georgia Ave., NW, Washington, DC was cited on Sept. 13, 2018 by NRP Officer M. Ferguson with having three over the limit of striped bass, and three undersized striped bass, under 19” nose to tail, and paid a fine on Sept. 25, 2018.

Walter Jehova Espinoza, 40, of 104 N. Kennedy Road, Sterling, Va., was cited by NRP Officer M. Ferguson with poaching undersized striped bass, and for fishing without a license on Aug. 16, 2018 and entered a guilty plea in Talbot County District Court on Oct. 29, 2018.

Gene Sheldon Hughes, 54, of 503 N. 2nd Street, Delmar, Del., was cited by NRP Officer M. Ferguson with possession of undersized male crabs on Aug. 8, 2018 and entered a guilty plea on Dec. 3, 2019.

Patrick L. Short, 21, of 21735 Cryer Road, Avenue, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Luke Santere on April 5, 2019 fishing without a Chesapeake Bay sport fishing license. On June 6, 2019, Short pleaded guilty in St. Mary’s District Court and was given a verdict of Probation Before Judgement.

Ivan Napole Melendez Quinteros, 27, of 154 Fairfield Drive, Frederick, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Luke Santere on May 27, 2019 for possession of one undersize striped bass. Trial is set for the charge on Sept. 5, 2019 in St. Mary’s District Court.

Jose Luis Perez Grave, 55, of 709 Rittenhouse Street, Hyattsville, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Amanda Kloetzli with possession of two undersized striped bass (rockfish) during fall season. The citation resulted in a guilty plea on Feb. 7, 2019 in Queen Anne’s District Court.

POACHING ROCKFISH

Pablo Anto Saravia Sagastizado, 32, of 3802 Delano Street, Silver Spring, Md., was cited by NRP Officer M. Ferguson with catching five striped bass in a prohibited area on May 11, 2018 and entered a guilty plea in Dorchester County District Court on July 25, 2018.

Lavonte Jerome Johnson, 37, of 1313 Colonial Avenue, Cambridge, Md., was cited by NRP Officer M. Ferguson with fishing for striped bass in a prohibited area. On July 25, 2018, Johnson entered a guilty plea in Dorchester District Court.

Michael Dewayne Parsons Jr., 35, of 316 East Vine Street, Salisbury, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Adam Stanley on April 26, 2019 for poaching rockfish. On May 28, 2019, Parsons paid the fine in Wicomico District Court.

Ricky Lee Corcoran, 65, of 6642 Eldorado Road, Federalsburg, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Adam Stanley with illegal taking of a striped bass on Feb. 2, 2019. On April 1, 2019, Corcoran paid a fine.

Christopher Moody, 25, was cited by NRP Officer Jeremy Ryan with illegal possession of four striped bass and on March 20, 2019, he entered a guilty plea in Dorchester County District Court.  A verdict of Probation Before Judgement with unsupervised probation was part of the plea deal.

Gregoria Perez, 35, of 5011 Dunkal Ave., Baltimore, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Jeremy Ryan with possession of striped bass in a restricted area and must appear from trial on June 26, 2019 or pay a fine in Dorchester District Court.

Carlos A. Duran, 46, of 1419 Dunwoody Ave., Washington, D.C., was cited by NRP Officer Jeremy Ryan on May 10, 2019 with possession of eleven striped bass under 35” in size. This must appear offense requires that Duran appear in Dorchester County District Court on June 26, 2019 for trial.

Wegner Ottoniel Perez Rivera, 32, of 7102 Mount Forest Terrace, District Heights, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Jeremy Ryan with poaching rockfish by possession of one striped bass under 35” in size on May 10, 2019. Trial is set for June 26, 2019 in Dorchester County District Court if the citation is not paid.

Bobby Lee Boney, 69, of 113 Galveston Place, SW, Washington, D.C. was cited by NRP Officer Thorne on June 19, 2019 for possession of two undersize Rockfish and has a trial date in St. Mary’s County District Court set for Sept 5, 2019 unless the fine is paid prior to that date.

Justo P. Flores-Ramirez, of 5428 55th Place, Apt. 202, Riverdale, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Thorne with possession of two undersized Rockfish on June 7, 2019 and has a court date of Aug. 1, 2019 in Leonardtown at St. Mary’s District Court.

Jose Carlose Arce Medrano, 39, of 1804 Mount Pisgah Lane, Silver Spring, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Cody Thorne with harvesting striped bass (Rockfish) during a closed season on April 11, 2019. Court date has been set for July 11, 2019.

RESIDENT HUNTERS CITED FOR FAILING TO HAVE MIGRATORY GAME BIRD STAMP

NRP Officer nailed Mayor of Chestertown for hunting violation

Christopher Michael Cerino, 51, of 104 East Campus Ave., Chestertown, Md., cited by NRP Officer Amanda Kloetzli and entered a guilty plea on March 27, 2019, in Kent County District Court.
The Honorable Chris Cerino, Mayor, Chestertown, Md. (Thanks to a reader for pointing out Hizzonner’s gamey arrest)

Millington Funeral Director Busted for Lack of Bird Stamp

Jason Edward Fellows, 44, of 383 Hurtt Ave., Millington, Md., cited by NRP Officer Amanda Kloetzli on Feb. 6, 2019 and entered guilty plea in Kent County District Court on Feb. 21, 2019.

Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp…$9.00 / 08.03.10.12D Failure to Possess Printed Validation While Hunting Migratory Game Birds $250 1st/$1500; 2nd/$4000 and/or 1 year

This stamp is required for all migratory game bird hunters (coots, doves, rails, snipe, waterfowl, and woodcock), including persons not required to have a hunting license and holders of senior hunting licenses. Hunters must possess the printed receipt showing proof of purchase of the Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp while hunting migratory game birds. Migratory game bird hunters are not required to sign and attach the Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp to their license. The Harvest Information Program (HIP) permit is issued in conjunction with the Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp.

BOATING WHILE IMPAIRED

Mark Whitten, 44, of 5673 Mount Holly Road, East New Market, Md., was cited by NRP Officer M. Ferguson on Aug. 5, 2018, with operating a vessel while impaired by alcohol.  In a plea deal with the Talbot County States Attorney Scott Patterson on Jan. 17, 2019, Whitten entered a plea of guilty. THE DEAL: A verdict of Probation Before Judgement with supervised probation for one year. When Whitten failed to appear in court, a bench warrant was issued for his arrest on Nov. 15, 2018 and he was released on his own recognizance on Nov. 26, 2018.

POACHING DEER

Bryan Edward Nabb Sr., of 5035 Beaver Neck Village Road, Cambridge, Md., was represented in Dorchester County District Court by Russell Calvert Dashiell Jr., attorney at law, on charges of hunting deer during a closed season, filed by NRP Officer M. Ferguson. Nabb, when nabbed, appeared in court on Nov. 21, 2018 and pleaded guilty.  He was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $2,000.

Allan Joseph Godlewski, 64, of 9100 Hinton Ave., Baltimore, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Adam Stanley on Dec. 7, 2018, with exceeding the daily bag limit of male whitetail deer. He paid a fine in Wicomico District Court on Jan. 2, 2019. There are plenty of deer on highways and there is no bag limit for how many can be hit with a truck, nor is there a season.

DUNDALK WOMAN CHARGED WITH 144 UNDERSIZED ROCKFISH

Mercedes Quintero, 40 of 6709 Railway Ave., Dundalk, Md., must have been out to set a record of poaching rockfish when she was cited by NRP Officer Jeremy Ryan on May 9, 2019, with possession of 144 Rockfish under 35 inches in length.  The fishmonger of Dundalk was also written up for having 135 striped bass over the limit.  Also, she was charged with fishing in an area not allowed for fishing and failing to have a Chesapeake Bay sport fishing license.  Mercedes will have some explaining to do to the Judge.

She will have to appear in Dorchester County District Court on June 26, 2019.

Mercedes Quintero, 40 de 6709 Railway Ave., Dundalk, Md., Debe haber salido para establecer un récord de caza furtiva cuando fue citada por el oficial del PNR Jeremy Ryan el 9 de mayo de 2019, con una posesión de 144 Rockfish de menos de 35 pulgadas. longitud. El pescadero de Dundalk también estaba escribiendo por tener 135 bajos rayados por encima del límite. Además, fue acusada de pesca y no se le permite pescar y no tiene una licencia de pesca deportiva en la Bahía de Chesapeake. Mercedes tendrá algunas explicaciones para hacerle al juez.

Tendrá que comparecer en el Tribunal de Distrito del Condado de Dorchester el 26 de junio de 2019.

COMMERCIAL WATERMEN POACHING OYSTERS

Golden Eye Seafood, Robert Lumpkins, of 17640 Clarke Road, Piney Point, Md., cited by NRP Officer Luke Santere on Feb. 1, 2019, for possession of unculled oysters. Lumpkins entered a guilty plea in St. Mary’s District Court on April 4, 2019.

Benjamin Kreds Zawacki, 32, of 5175 Whitehaven Road, Quantico, Md., was cited on March 4, 2019 with possession of unculled oysters 141 per bushel. On April 11, 2019, Zowacki paid a fine.

Calvin Robert Krauss, 39, of 20470 Chesapeake Drive, Nanticoke, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Adam Stanley with possession of unculled oysters dredge 131 per bushel. On May 8, 2019, Krauss paid a fine in Wicomico District Court.

William Cloyde Catlin Jr., 48, of 7929 Halls Creek Road, Upper Fairmount, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Shae Waters on Jan. 31, 2019 with possession of undersized and unculled oysters at 9%. An arrest warrant was issued for Catlin on June 18, 2019 after he twice failed to appear in Somerset County District Court.

  • Catlin was found guilty in Somerset District Court on Jan. 29, 2013 after being cited by NRP Officer Jeffrey Howard, of possession of unculled oysters.
  • On Dec. 14, 1998, Catlin paid a fine of $70 for possession of unculled oysters.
  • Catlin paid a fine of $150 on April 4, 1996 in Somerset County District Court after being cited by NRP Officer T. Shores, for possession of undersized oysters.  

SHOCKLEY GUILTY IN OYSTER VIOLATION

Jeremy Vincent Shockley, 46, of 2817 Toddville, Road, Toddville, Md., was arrested by NRP Officer Jeremy Ryan on Feb. 26, 2019. Criminal charges of obstructing and hindering arrest and blocking the inspection of fish were dropped by the Dorchester States Attorney on May 15, 2019 in a plea deal with his attorney Russell Calvert Dashiell Jr.  On an oystering charge, Shockley pleaded guilty.

OYSTER FARMING WITHOUT A PERMIT

Scott Meredith Robinson Sr., of 2967 South Road, Cambridge, Md., was cited by NRP Officer M. Ferguson on March 13, 2018 with engaging in aquaculture actives in water column without a permit. The charge was dropped on August 8, 2018.

DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED BY ALCOHOL

Robert Edward Spillman, 55, of 107 Main Street, Secretary, Md., learned that a Natural Resources Police Office, a member of the oldest police agency in Maryland, can act to enforce motor vehicle laws on the highways as well as laws on the waters of the state when NRP Officer M. Ferguson arrested him for DWI on March 19, 2018 at 9:39 pm as he operated a 2012 Kia on Rt. 16 and Green Point Road. In a plea deal with the Dorchester County States Attorney on June 27, 2018, Spillman entered a guilty plea. THE DEAL: A verdict of Probation Before Judgement with no time, no fine and one year of probation.

Mary Kathleen Snow, 59, of 119 Rivanna Terrace, SW, Leesburg, Va., arrested by NRP Officer Christian Helwig for DWI as she operated a 2011 Nissan Rogue SUV on Rt. 404 at Trice Road. Trial is set of July 16, 2019 in Caroline County District Court. Attorney Andrew David Alpert of Bowie has been hired to be her attorney to argue in her defense.

OUTLAW POACHER OF THE CHESAPEAKE: COMMERCIAL WATERMAN RAIDING AN OYSTER SANCTUARY

Jody Daniel Jackson, 20, of 4204 Saturn Drive, East New Market, Md., was cited by NRP Officer M. Ferguson with multiple violations. In a plea deal with the Dorchester County States Attorney on April 18, 2018, Jackson pleaded guilty to raiding an oyster sanctuary and all other charges were dropped.

FIREARMS POSSESSION BY CONVICTED FELON

David Paul Wright, 46, of 271 Silverleaf Court, Arnold, Md., was arrested for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition by a prohibited person on April 23, 2019, by Natural Resources Officer M. Ferguson.  Wright entered a guilty plea to only the illegal possession of ammo charge in Dorchester County District Court and in a plea deal with the Dorchester County States Attorney, was given a verdict of Probation Before Judgement. The possession of firearms by convicted felon charges was dropped – saving Wright a stay in prison.  Wright’s attorney, Richard Alan Simmons of Annapolis, has filed a petition to have the record of the arrest and conviction with the guilty plea expunged from the criminal records of Maryland. Wright is subject to unsupervised probation until June 4, 2020.

LOADED WEAPONS IN A VEHICLE – Ready for spotlighting or road rage

Parker Daniel Wilson, 19, of 549 West Evergreen Drive in Fort Ashby, W. Va., was cited by NRP Officer Christina Lees on Dec. 7, 2018 with having a loaded gun in his vehicle. He was give a verdict of Probation Before Judgement on Jan. 29, 2019 in Allegany District Court.

SHOOTING DUCKS AND GEESE OUT OF SEASON

Glen Omar Deimler, 82, of 12613 Whispering Woods Drive, Ocean City, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Charles Tyler for hunting waterfowl out of season on March 2, 2019. On April 22, 2019, Deimler paid a fine in Worcester County District Court.

CHEATERS: HUNTING WATERFOWL WITH A BAITED FIELD

Chase Conner Dixon, 19, of 1305 Toadvine Road, Salisbury, Md., was cited by Maryland NRP Officer Charles Tyler for hunting waterfowl with aid of bait – not exactly a sporting dude. Dixon wasn’t even enough of a sport to plead guilty, but he was found guilty on March 5, 2019 in Wicomico District Court.

Kory Michael Causey, 20, of 5956 Deer Creek, Pittsville, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Tyler with preparing a field with bait in order to be able to gain an unfair advantage over flocks of ducks and geese. Causey wasn’t sporting enough to admit he was in the wrong, but with Faith, Hope & Charity a Judge found him guilty and said “HorseFeathers” or something similar on March 6, 2019. Causey asked to be able to defer payment.

Jonathan Wade Spencer, 22, of 5611 Ryans Run Road, East New Market, Md., might want to consult the hunting rulebook about using bait for waterfowl when hunting. Along with the above miscreants, he too was charged by NRP Officer and was found guilty.

HOW MANY SHELLS WERE IN ELMER FUDD’S SHOTGUN?

Robert Dale Vetra Jr., 47, of 32850 Willomet Court, Parsonsburg, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Charles Tyler didn’t have a bazooka, or a Gatling Gun, but he did have a shotgun capable of holding more than three shells when he was caught. Just call him Elmer Fudd. Elmer pleaded guilty on Feb. 11, 2019 and paid a fine in Wicomico District Court.

Garrett Richard Hurwitz, 22, of 5437 Eastwood Circle, Salisbury, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Charles Tyler with carrying one of those extra special shotguns with more than three shells used to blast ducks and geese out of the sky – lots more firepower than the law allows. Hurwitz even entered a not guilty plea, but all the ducks and geese convinced the Judge to find him guilty on March 5, 2019.

Ronald Edwin Garber, 51, of 769 220th Street, Pasadena, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Adam Stanley with being armed with an official Elmer Fudd shotgun loaded with more than three shells, with the intent to get that no-good rabbit or goose once and for all. Garber had enough class to admit he was guilty in Wicomico District Court on June 4, 2019 and received a verdict of Probation Before Judgement and one year of probation.

Jason Edward Keller, 20, of 32028 Bonhill Drive, Salisbury, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Adam Stanley for hunting wild waterfowl with a shotgun capable of holding more than three shells (ELMER FUDD) on Nov. 21, 2018 and Keller paid a fine on Nov. 26, 2018.

Benjamin Earl Keyton, 21, of 32351 Geib Road, Cordova, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Amanda Kloetzli with hunting waterfowl with a shotgun capable of holding more than three shells (ELMER FUDD) ON Feb. 6, 2019 and on March 27, 2019, in Kent County District Court he entered a guilty plea.

Kirk Allen Helfenbein, of 22745 Fairgale Farm Lane, Chestertown, Md., was cited by NRP Officer Amanda Kloetzli with carrying a big Elmer Fudd shotgun to hunt ducks and geese that have the ability to fire more than 3 shells and on March 27, 2019, he entered a guilty plea in Kent County District Court.

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