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More Than a Dozen Charged with Illegal Bear Hunting in Maryland

November 10th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

More than a dozen hunters in Maryland are facing charges after they used illegal techniques to hunt black bear.  Maryland Natural Resources Police handed out the citations between Oct.  26 and 30, during the state’s annual bear hunt. The Department explained that although the hunters were legally allowed to hunt bear, they illegally used bait to attract their targets. The citation carries a $500 fine.

The hunters were cited in Allegany, Frederick, Garrett and Washington counties.

Among those charged were:

- Robin Carr, 60

- James Manzingo, 54

- Garry Friend, 61

- Jonathan Kovach, 24

- Hunter Fushour, 25

- Richard Garrett, 52

- Gary Golden, Jr., 37

- James Hughes, 53

- James Reavis, 54

- Kyle Reavis, 25

- Jack Stiteley, Jr., 61

- William Wilson, 34

- William Gray, 59