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DE: Man prohibited from weapons, arrested for hunting violations

December 4, 2009

SEAFORD: Man prohibited from weapons, arrested for hunting violations

DNREC Fish and Wildlife Enforcement agents on Nov. 13 arrested a Seaford man who is prohibited from carrying weapons on hunting-related violations.

John W. Whitby Jr., 39, of 28510 Dot Avenue, Seaford, was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, possession of ammunition by a person prohibited, possession of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited, and no hunter orange.

Whitby was taken to Justice of the Peace Court No. 3 in Georgetown and released on $15,100 unsecured bond, pending a trial date.

Citizens are encouraged to report fish and wildlife violations to the Delaware Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Section at 302-739-4580.

For further information, contact Sgt. Gregory Rhodes, Fish and Wildlife Enforcement, at 302-542-6102 or 302-739-9913.

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