Contact: Cpl. John McDerby, Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Natural Resources Police, 302-739-9913 or 302-354-1386, or Joanna Wilson, DNREC Public Affairs, 302-739-9902
Two Kent County residents arrested on drug charges in Blackbird State Forest
TOWNSEND (Aug. 31, 2015) – DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers arrested two adults Sunday for drug possession and other charges at Blackbird State Forest.
Alan Cave, 53, of Hartly, was charged with possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence, resisting arrest and hindering prosecution. Cave was committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in Wilmington in default of $2,500 secured bond and a $45 cash bond.
Ashley N. Hurd, 26, of Dover, was charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia. Hurd was released on $2,000 unsecured bond, pending an appearance in the New Castle County Court of Common Pleas at a later date.
“Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers routinely patrol and enforce state laws and regulations on state forest properties, as well as Fish & Wildlife’s state wildlife areas. Throughout the hunting seasons, you will see an increased presence of our officers within these areas,” said Capt. Drew Aydelotte of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police.
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 http://de.gov/ogt.
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