2 county men charged with illegal hunting

December 12, 1993|By Staff Report

Two Carroll County area men were charged with violating deer-hunting regulations Dec. 3, according to a spokeswoman for the Department of Natural Resources rangers.

Joseph Peter Crosby Jr., 23, of Marriottsville, was charged with spotlighting by using the headlights of his car in an attempt to attract deer along Driver Road in Howard County. Weapons found in his car were confiscated as evidence.

Spotlighting is defined as the casting of artificial light on a field or woodland while in possession of a firearm and carries a maximum penalty of a $1,500 fine.

John Fred Burnett, 33, of Sykesville, was charged with hunting in a state park and must stand trial in Ellicott City on Jan. 25, according to a DNR spokeswoman.

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