Calvert Man Charged with Rockfish Gill Net Violation - Southern Maryland Headline News

Calvert Man Charged with Rockfish Gill Net Violation

ANNAPOLIS (March 4, 2011)—The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) today released the following incident and arrest report. 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.

FAILING TO ATTEND DRIFT GILL NET: On February 25, NRP charged Steven Allen Reynolds, 54 of Chesapeake Beach, with failing to attend his drift gill net during the commercial rockfish season. Officers observed Reynolds set a rockfish gill net in the area of Breezy Point, near Chesapeake Beach and then return to the dock. Reynolds then drove to Anne Arundel County and set a perch net in the South River over twenty miles away. A trial has been set for March 7 in the District Court of Maryland for Calvert County.

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