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Contact: Sgt. John McDerby, Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police, 302-739-9913 or 302-354-1386, or Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902  

Newark man nabbed for poaching wild turkey; fined $1,191 

NEWARK (Nov. 18, 2015) DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police cited a New Castle County man Sunday, Nov. 15 for hunting violations involving the wild turkey and the poaching of one of the birds near Newark.

Mark E. Nyce, 46, of Newark was charged with hunting without a license; hunting wild turkey without completing an approved course on turkey hunting; possession of an unlawfully-taken wild turkey, and unlawful method of take (pellet gun) for wild turkey. A harvested wild turkey was confiscated as evidence. Nyce was issued fines totaling $1,191, including court costs.

The DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife recognizes and thanks the majority of anglers, hunters and boaters who comply with and support Delaware’s fishing, hunting and boating laws and regulations. Citizens are encouraged to report fish and wildlife and boating violations to the Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police by calling 302-739-4580. Wildlife violations may also be reported anonymously to Operation Game Theft by calling 800-292-3030 or online at

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Vol. 45, No. 397

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