DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Aug. 6-12 made 3,875 contacts with anglers, boaters, and the general public, issuing 66 citations. Officers responded to 106 complaints regarding possible violations of laws and regulations or requests to assist the public.
Delaware Natural Resources Police with DNREC’s Environmental Crimes Unit arrested a Newark man for illegal dumping of refuse following an investigation into a recent complaint made at the state-maintained Polly Drummond Hill Road yard waste site in Newark.
DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has announced that White Clay Creek State Park sustained damage from flooding due to heavy rains this morning, forcing closure of some parts of the park and cancellation of affiliated activities.
A DNREC Natural Resources Police K-9 officer apprehended a man Aug. 9 who fled when Park Rangers sought to question him as a person of interest in a series of recent break-ins at White Clay Creek State Park, and who was later identified as a fugitive accused of assaulting a Maryland police officer.
The fourth and final open house to gather public input on creating a master plan for the future of White Clay Creek State Park in Newark will be held 4-7 p.m., Monday Aug. 20, at Deerfield, 507 Thompson Station Road, Newark, DE 19711.
The third meeting of the Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act Regulatory Advisory Committee (RAC) will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Buena Vista Conference Center, in New Castle.