Category: Law Enforcement News

Owners of Two Dams Fined for Failure to Timely Address Risks

Owners of Two Dams Fined for Failure to Timely Address Risks

HONOLULU – Today, the state Board of Land and Natural Resources fined the owners of dams on O‘ahu and Hawai‘i Island for not addressing risks associated with major deficiencies to dam structures. The dams/reservoirs fined are Wahiawa on O‘ahu and Keaīwa on Hawai‘i. The DLNR Dam Safety Program presented the enforcement actions to the Land […]
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Wyoming Game and Fish Investigates Report of Dead Coyotes

Wyoming Game and Fish Investigates Report of Dead Coyotes

Jackson – On Tuesday, March 30, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Jackson office received a report of several dead coyotes found along Wyoming Highway 89, approximately 23 miles south of Afton. The reporting individual also stated that a cooler with some packages of processed meat and other carcass parts were at the scene and […]
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Agents Cite Two Mississippi Residents for Oyster Violations

Agents Cite Two Mississippi Residents for Oyster Violations

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited two Mississippi residents for alleged commercial oyster violations. Agents cited Aaron L. Tillman, 45, of Long Beach, Miss., for violating the sanitation code for oysters on Jan. 20. Agents also cited Tillman on Jan. 26 for violate vessel monitoring system (VMS) regulations, taking commercial fish without […]
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Texas Game Warden Field Notes

Texas Game Warden Field Notes

Good Samaritans A Marion County Game Wardens responded to Lake O the Pines regarding a capsized vessel. Several fishermen close to the incident rescued an 80-year-old male and his son and transported them to a boat ramp. EMS arrived on scene and then transported the older male to the hospital for observation. A Little Mud […]
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Two Oyster Fishermen Cited for Theft in Terrebonne Parish

Two Oyster Fishermen Cited for Theft in Terrebonne Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited two men for alleged oyster violations in Terrebonne Parish on March 7. Agents cited Webb Verdin, 41, from Houma, and Dwayne A. Trosclair, 51, from Larose, for unlawfully taking oysters off a private lease and failure to have written permission. Agents received a complaint of illegal […]
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KDWPT Game Wardens Bring Four Wildlife Violators to Justice

KDWPT Game Wardens Bring Four Wildlife Violators to Justice

PRATT – Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Law Enforcement staff continue to make great strides in bringing wildlife poachers to justice, including four individuals who, combined, were responsible for illegally taking 68 Kansas deer. On Nov. 4, in Barber County court, John Blick, Jr., of Sharon, was sentenced to spend 14 months […]
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State Fines Pair of Aquarium Fishers Record $272,000

State Fines Pair of Aquarium Fishers Record $272,000

HONOLULU – Today, the Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) voted unanimously to fine two Hawai‘i island aquarium fishers $272,000 in civil fines for multiple violations of Hawai‘i Administrative Rules (HAR) related to an illegal aquarium fishing incident in Kona in 2020. According to the DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR), these are record […]
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LDWF Cites Covington Woman for Illegally Taken Deer

LDWF Cites Covington Woman for Illegally Taken Deer

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited a Covington woman for alleged deer hunting violations in St. Mary Parish on Feb. 19. Agents cited Ashley Jacobsen, 24, for hunting without basic hunting, bow and big game hunting licenses and failing to comply with deer tagging requirements. Agents received a tip about Jacobsen harvesting […]
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