Four Arrests Made In Delaware State Forest Areas
GEORGETOWN/TOWNSEND, Delaware –-(Ammoland.com)- In separate incidents, DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement agents arrested a Camden Wyoming man on weapons charges in Redden State Forest near Georgetown, and a Townsend father and son and a Dover man for illegal operation of ATVs in Blackbird State Forest near Smyrna.
Justin L. Clough, age 26, of Camden Wyoming, was arrested Jan. 19 and charged with one felony count of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited and one count of hunting without a license in Redden State Forest.
He was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court No. 3 in Georgetown and released on $5,500 unsecured bond pending trial in the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas.
Three men – Arthur Bennett, age 49, and Arthur Bennett Jr., age 30, both of Townsend, and Daniel Angwin, age 33, of Dover – were arrested Jan. 16 and each charged with operation of an off-road vehicle (OHV) on a public roadway, trespassing with an OHV and operating a non-licensed motor vehicle on State Forest lands.
The three were fined a combined total of $1,384.50 and released.
Citizens are encouraged to report fish and wildlife violations to the Delaware Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Section at 302-739-4580.