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Chris Shiwpal, left, and Terence Khan

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  

Two New Castle County men
arrested for spotlighting, multiple hunting-related violations
 

NEWARK (Nov. 3, 2015) After investigating a report of multiple persons spotlighting deer from a boat at night on the Christina River near Churchman’s Marsh Pond near Newark, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers arrested two Newark men Oct. 30 on multiple hunting-related violations.

Terence Khan, 32, was charged with carrying a loaded firearm in a motor vessel; third degree conspiracy; trespassing to hunt; spotlighting; hunting from a vessel at night; hunting deer during a closed season; hunting antlerless deer with shot smaller than buckshot; failure to display required hunter orange during a firearms deer season; hunting with a shotgun capable of holding more than three shells; possession of an unlawfully taken Canada goose; hunting migratory waterfowl using shot larger than “T” size; possession of prohibited lead shot/shot size while hunting migratory waterfowl; operating a vessel with insufficient number of life jackets; no fire extinguisher on board; no navigation lights, and three federal violations: hunting Canada geese out of season, carrying an unsigned federal duck stamp and hunting without a federal HIP number. Khan was arraigned via videophone and released on $3,000 unsecured bond pending an appearance in the Court of Common Pleas at a later date.

Chris Shiwpal, 55, was charged with carrying a loaded firearm in a motor vessel; third degree conspiracy; trespassing to hunt; spotlighting; hunting deer during a closed season; hunting antlerless deer with shot smaller than buckshot; failure to display required hunter orange during a firearms deer season, and hunting with a shotgun capable of holding more than three shells. Shiwpal was arraigned via videophone and released on $1,800 unsecured bond pending an appearance in the Court of Common Pleas at a later date.

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 www.dnrec.delaware.gov/fw/Hunting/Pages/OpGameTheft.aspx.

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Vol. 45, No. 375
-30-
11/3/2015
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