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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 30, 1997
Maryland Natural Resources Police called off their search yesterday afternoon for a 31-year-old Cockeysville man who has been missing in Susquehanna State Park since Thanksgiving morning.About 60 divers, firefighters and search dogs have combed the 1,100-acre park in Harford County since Richard Frederick Carey was reported missing Friday. Harford County sheriff's deputies found his car at the park.John Surrick, a spokesman for Maryland's Department of Natural Resources, said search teams walked the banks of the Susquehanna River yesterday morning, and additional divers searched the waters.
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By Ryan Davis and Ryan Davis,SUN STAFF | March 25, 2003
Former Del. Phillip D. Bissett, who lost a close contest for Anne Arundel County executive last fall, may be out of his new job at the state Department of Natural Resources. Or he may not be. Amid published reports that Bissett had left the agency after about a month, DNR spokesman John Surrick said yesterday morning: "He is no longer working here." Bissett's last day was Thursday, Surrick said. But by 3:30 p.m. the official word had changed. Surrick called The Sun and said, "The scope of his new responsibilities have not yet been defined."
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | December 20, 1998
A Garrett County deer hunter was shot and killed yesterday afternoon when the vehicle he was riding in overturned and his rifle accidentally fired.John Surrick, manager of the state Natural Resources Police, said Clifford R. Bittinger, 37, of the 500 block of New Germany Road in Swanton, was riding with a friend in a four-wheel-drive vehicle about 2 p.m in the 6600 block of Glendale Road in Swanton.When the vehicle struck a large rock and overturned, Surrick said, the man's 50-caliber muzzleloader fired, hitting him in the chest.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | August 22, 1999
A Baltimore County man died yesterday after plummeting 70 feet while climbing in Rocks State Park in Harford County.Maryland Department of Natural Resources spokesman John Surrick said Donato L. Pozon, 32, of the first block of Whitelaw Place in White Marsh, was climbing the rock formation alone and without safety equipment when he slipped on a wet surface about 11: 50 a.m.Witnesses and park rangers tried unsuccessfully to revive the man. He was pronounced dead...
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November 29, 1997
A 31-year-old Cockeysville man who went fishing yesterday at Susquehanna State Park has vanished, prompting an extensive search yesterday of 1,100 acres of the park, police said.Richard Frederick Carey went fishing about 6 a.m. and did not return, prompting his girlfriend to notify authorities. Harford County sheriff's deputies found his car at the park.About 60 divers, firefighters and dogs combed the area, said John Surrick, spokesman for the Maryland Natural Resources Police."We have not been able to locate him," Surrick said.
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April 28, 1996
A 61-year-old Eastern Shore man was missing last night after he fell overboard from a sailboat in the mouth of the Severn River, Department of Natural Resources police said.Divers searched for Wolfgang E. Siebeck, 61, of the 7600 block of Quaker Neck Road in Bozman until the water, driven by stiff breezes, became too rough, said John Surrick, a department spokesman. Natural Resources police began dragging the river until dark. They will resume at 7: 30 this morning, Mr. Surrick said.Mr. Siebeck, who was not wearing a life jacket, and Hans W. Gerhand, 67, of the 600 block Candigan Road in Bethesda were leaving Annapolis about 1: 45 p.m. in a 38-foot Bristol sailboat, Mr. Surrick said.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | November 16, 1998
Two brothers were accused early yesterday of jacklighting -- hunting deer illegally by using a spotlight to illuminate the animals at night -- said a spokesman for Maryland Natural Resources Police.Spokesman John Surrick said Cpl. Paul Hanyok was on routine patrol along Bennett Road near Long Corner Road in Mount Airy about 2 a.m. when he saw two men standing on the road next to a vehicle, shining a spotlight onto a privately owned cornfield.Surrick said the area has a large deer population.
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March 8, 1999
Maryland Natural Resources Police are seeking the identity of a woman whose body was found at the mouth of Weems Creek in Annapolis.The woman's body, which apparently was in the water for a few months, was found about 6 p.m. Saturday near Wardour Drive, said DNR spokesman John Surrick.The cause of death appeared to be drowning, he said.Police say the woman was African-American, between ages 35 and 55, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and 140 pounds, Surrick said.Anyone with information is asked to call the Natural Resources Police at 410-260-8888.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | August 22, 1999
A Baltimore County man died yesterday after plummeting 70 feet while climbing in Rocks State Park in Harford County.Maryland Department of Natural Resources spokesman John Surrick said Donato L. Pozon, 32, of the first block of Whitelaw Place in White Marsh, was climbing the rock formation alone and without safety equipment when he slipped on a wet surface about 11: 50 a.m.Witnesses and park rangers tried unsuccessfully to revive the man. He was pronounced dead...
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May 20, 1997
Scrutiny of water and mud samples found none of the microorganism that had been suspected of harming fish in a lower Eastern Shore river, a Maryland Department of Natural Resources spokesman said yesterday.John Surrick, the spokesman, said a scientist in Florida had tentatively identified Pfiesteria piscicida in the Pocomoke River samples sent to her.But a subsequent examination with an electron microscope indicated the presence of a less toxic microorganism.To allay fishermen's concerns about what may be causing sores on fish in the Pocomoke, state scientists plan to test the river from its mouth to Snow Hill.
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By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,SUN STAFF | August 19, 1999
State authorities urged caution in using an Eastern Shore creek yesterday because of reports that three people developed possible symptoms of exposure to toxic Pfiesteria after contact with its waters.Gov. Parris N. Glendening's press office said Natural Resources Police will patrol and warn people along a 2 1/2-mile stretch of Back Creek, a tributary of the Manokin River in Somerset County.The state has not closed the creek to commercial or recreational use.John Surrick, a spokesman for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, said state health officials are investigating three cases in which individuals reported skin irritations and flu-like illness -- symptoms that have been associated with Pfiesteria.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 29, 1999
Maryland Natural Resources Police recovered the body yesterday morning of a Talbot County man who was thrown from his boat Saturday afternoon in Cummings Creek.Police spokesman John Surrick said search crews, using a tracking dog, found the body of Joseph B. Janda Sr., 41, at 9: 47 a.m. in Cummings Creek, about a half-mile from Wittman. Janda's body will be sent to the state medical examiner's office in Baltimore for an autopsy.Janda and a 13-year-old relative -- identified by the Associated Press as his son, Joey -- were setting eel pots in Cummings Creek and were returning to shore to get more supplies about 1 p.m. when their 19-foot Carolina skiff swerved, throwing both from the boat, Surrick said.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 28, 1999
Search operations are to resume this morning for a 41-year-old man missing in a Talbot County creek after a boating mishap that threw him and a teen-ager into the water yesterday afternoon, authorities said.The incident occurred about 1 p.m. in Cummings Creek, off Tilghman Island, where Joseph B. Janda Sr. and a 13-year-old relative were in a 19-foot Carolina skiff setting eel pots, said John Surrick, spokesman for the Maryland Natural Resources Police.Janda and the youth were returning to shore to get more pots when the boat veered, throwing both occupants into the water, Surrick said.
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March 8, 1999
Maryland Natural Resources Police are seeking the identity of a woman whose body was found at the mouth of Weems Creek in Annapolis.The woman's body, which apparently was in the water for a few months, was found about 6 p.m. Saturday near Wardour Drive, said DNR spokesman John Surrick.The cause of death appeared to be drowning, he said.Police say the woman was African-American, between ages 35 and 55, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and 140 pounds, Surrick said.Anyone with information is asked to call the Natural Resources Police at 410-260-8888.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | December 20, 1998
A Garrett County deer hunter was shot and killed yesterday afternoon when the vehicle he was riding in overturned and his rifle accidentally fired.John Surrick, manager of the state Natural Resources Police, said Clifford R. Bittinger, 37, of the 500 block of New Germany Road in Swanton, was riding with a friend in a four-wheel-drive vehicle about 2 p.m in the 6600 block of Glendale Road in Swanton.When the vehicle struck a large rock and overturned, Surrick said, the man's 50-caliber muzzleloader fired, hitting him in the chest.
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By Timothy B. Wheeler and Timothy B. Wheeler,SUN STAFF | December 4, 1998
A West Virginia company has been fined $500 by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources for improperly cutting trees along the Youghiogheny River, the state's only wild and scenic waterway in Garrett County.DNR's Forest and Park Service cited Tri County Hardwoods Inc., of Bruceton Mills, W.Va., for violating the terms of its permit to remove trees in the state-regulated river corridor, said department spokesman John Surrick.The company had been granted permission to log about 300 acres of a forested slope on the western side of the river.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | June 22, 1998
The pilot of an Army single-engine airplane was injured yesterday when the craft flipped over during an emergency landing in a farmer's field in North Point, eastern Baltimore County, a state official said.John Surrick, spokesman for the state Department of Natural Resources, said Stephen McNamara, 53, of Damascus, Montgomery County, apparently ran out of gas about 6 p.m. while flying to Annapolis. Surrick was trying to land the Cessna 152 on a state-owned farm off the 8900 block of North Point Road when it flipped over.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 29, 1999
Maryland Natural Resources Police recovered the body yesterday morning of a Talbot County man who was thrown from his boat Saturday afternoon in Cummings Creek.Police spokesman John Surrick said search crews, using a tracking dog, found the body of Joseph B. Janda Sr., 41, at 9: 47 a.m. in Cummings Creek, about a half-mile from Wittman. Janda's body will be sent to the state medical examiner's office in Baltimore for an autopsy.Janda and a 13-year-old relative -- identified by the Associated Press as his son, Joey -- were setting eel pots in Cummings Creek and were returning to shore to get more supplies about 1 p.m. when their 19-foot Carolina skiff swerved, throwing both from the boat, Surrick said.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | November 16, 1998
Two brothers were accused early yesterday of jacklighting -- hunting deer illegally by using a spotlight to illuminate the animals at night -- said a spokesman for Maryland Natural Resources Police.Spokesman John Surrick said Cpl. Paul Hanyok was on routine patrol along Bennett Road near Long Corner Road in Mount Airy about 2 a.m. when he saw two men standing on the road next to a vehicle, shining a spotlight onto a privately owned cornfield.Surrick said the area has a large deer population.
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By Richard Irwin and Richard Irwin,SUN STAFF | June 22, 1998
The pilot of an Army single-engine airplane was injured yesterday when the craft flipped over during an emergency landing in a farmer's field in North Point, eastern Baltimore County, a state official said.John Surrick, spokesman for the state Department of Natural Resources, said Stephen McNamara, 53, of Damascus, Montgomery County, apparently ran out of gas about 6 p.m. while flying to Annapolis. Surrick was trying to land the Cessna 152 on a state-owned farm off the 8900 block of North Point Road when it flipped over.
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