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 downstate suspects arrested in Milford boat theft case
Fish & Wildlife Enforcement seeking information on whereabouts of two stolen boats
DOVER (Feb. 16, 2015) – DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Natural Resources Police officers arrested two men on Feb. 13 in connection with the theft of two boats in Milford earlier this month.
Kevin M. Schilling, 44, of Smyrna, and James P. McCann, 40, of Dover, were arrested and charged with one count each of felony theft, trespassing and conspiracy. Both were remanded to Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown in lieu of $1,100 cash bond each, pending trial at a later date.
The theft of the two 12-foot aluminum duck boats occurred Feb. 3 on private property off New Wharf Road in Milford and was captured on surveillance video. At this time, neither of the stolen vessels has been located. One of the two boats displays Maryland registration MD 9868 AV; the other is described as a green aluminum duck boat.
Anyone with information on this incident or the whereabouts of the two stolen vessels is asked to contact Cpl. Nathan Evans of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement by calling 800-523-3336.
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 Enforcement Section 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.
Vol. 45, No. 35