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Carl L. Bennett

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Donald F. Glosenger

Donald F. Glosenger Jr.

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 men arrested by Fish & Wildlife
Natural Resources Police for weapons
possession by persons prohibited 
 

DOVER (Nov. 19, 2015) During routine hunter compliance checks this past week, DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested two downstate men prohibited from having weapons in their possession.

Donald F. Glosenger Jr., 48, of Harrington, was charged Nov. 16 with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited; possession of firearm ammunition by a person prohibited; failure to display required hunter orange during a firearms deer season, and hunting without a license near Harrington. Glosenger was video-arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 7 in Dover and released on $10,150 unsecured bond pending a preliminary hearing in the Kent County Court of Common Pleas. A shotgun and ammunition were seized as evidence in the case.

Carl L. Bennett, 53, of Dagsboro, was charged Nov. 13 with four counts of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited; possession of firearm ammunition by a person prohibited; failure to display required hunter orange during a firearms deer season, and hunting without a license near Millville. Bennett was video-arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 in Rehoboth Beach and released on $25,500 unsecured bond pending a preliminary hearing in the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas. Four shotguns and ammunition were seized as evidence in the case.

Delaware law prohibits persons with certain prior convictions, including felonies, from owning or possessing any type of deadly weapon. Among these are all firearms and any type of bow – compound, recurve or crossbow. Penalties for violations range from probation and fines to jail sentences.

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. 399
-30-
11/19/2015
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