ANNAPOLIS - The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) today released the following incident and arrest reports. NRP is the enforcement arm of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). NRP is the only police force aside from the Maryland State Police that has statewide jurisdiction.
Prince Georges County - On Friday, April 27, NRP charged Robert Louis Gordon, 64, of Fort Washington with hunting wild turkey with the aid of bait and hunting wild turkey with the aid of an electronic calling device on private property off of Duley Station Road. Millard Newton Andrews, 65, of Cheltenham was also charged with aiding and abetting in the hunting of wild turkey with the aid of bait.
Charles County - On Thursday, April 26, NRP investigated a hunting accident that occurred at 6:30 a.m. on private property off of Mitchell Road.
Daniel Albert Bushey, 64, of Indian Head allegedly shot Robert John Quinn Jr., 61, of Mechanicsville while the two were hunting turkey together on the Hanson Hill Farm. The two were twenty yards apart when Bushey mistook Quinn for a turkey.
Quinn was struck in the shoulder and back area by pellets from Busheys shotgun. He was transported to Civista Hospital in La Plata and later transferred to Washington Hospital.
Bushey was charged with negligent hunting.