View Full Version : ...harvesting oysters 02/27/2012 Trial Time: 01:00 PM Benjamin Byers, of Bozman



TomGlenBurnie
01-12-2012, 02:28 PM
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Note that byers [ defendant ] is innocent of wrongdoing, until a Judge says otherwise.
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02/27/2012 Trial Time: 01:00 PM Benjamin Byers, of Bozman
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DISTRICT CT CALVERT COUNTY - CIVIL CITATION SYSTEM
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– On December 9 at 12 p.m., NRP Officers boarded the commercial fishing vessel “Gina Marie,”
in the Patuxent River,
finding and charging Benjamin Byers, of Bozman,
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with harvesting oysters while his license and activity was suspended.
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A first trial date has been set for: 02/27/2012
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Trial Time:01:00 PM Room:02
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DISTRICT COURT FOR CALVERT COUNTY - CIVIL CITATION
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Case Number: 4Y66131433
Tracking No:121001025121
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Case Type: DEPT OF NATURAL RESOURCES CITATION
District Code: 04Location Code:01
Document Type: CITATIONIssued Date:12/09/2011
Case Status: ACTIVE
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Defendant Information
Defendant Name: BYERS, BENJAMIN SHAFFER
Race: WHITE, CAUCASIAN, ASIATIC INDIAN, ARAB
Sex: M Height:605 Weight:193 DOB:03/1990
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Address: 7400 BOZMAN NEAUITT RD
City: BOZMANState:MDZip Code:21612 - 0000
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Court Scheduling Information
Trial Date: 02/27/2012Trial Time:01:00 PMRoom:02
Trial Type:
Trial Location:200 DUKE STREET PRINCE FREDERICK20678-4136
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Charge and Disposition Information
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(Each Charge is listed separately.
The disposition is listed below the Charge)
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Charge No: 001
Description:COMMERI.OYSTERING W/SUSP LIC
Statute: Description:
Amended Date: CJIS Code:MO/PLL:Probable Cause:
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Victim Age: OPINION: victim is state of maryland
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Related Person Information
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Name:DITMARS, FRANK A JR
Connection:COMPLAINANT/POLICE OFFICER
Agency Code: NRPAgency Sub-Code:1004Officer ID:1305
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All information believed to be correct.
No information has intent of malice.
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Note that byers [ defendant ] is innocent of wrongdoing, until a Judge says otherwise.
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TomGlenBurnie
03-28-2012, 10:34 PM
Here is the outcome of this matter, from court records: guilty verdict, Byers had to pay what amounts to $ 100 fine.
A bushel of oysters will sell anywhere for $25. and up. What do you gents think? I will just be the "reporter" this time. You might remember that he has a long and glorious record. Poaching in "Gina Marie".

DISTRICT COURT FOR CALVERT COUNTY - CIVIL CITATION SYSTEM
Case Number: 4Y66131433Tracking No:121001025121
Case Type: DEPT OF NATURAL RESOURCES CITATION
District Code: 04Location Code:01
Document Type: CITATIONIssued Date:12/09/2011
Case Status: DEFERRED PAYMENTCase Disposition:TRIAL

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Defendant Information
Defendant Name: BYERS, BENJAMIN SHAFFER
Race: WHITE, CAUCASIAN, ASIATIC INDIAN, ARAB
Sex: MHeight:605Weight:193DOB:03/1990

Address: 7400 BOZMAN NEAUITT RD
City: BOZMANState:MDZip Code:21612 - 0000

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Charge and Disposition Information

(Each Charge is listed separately. The disposition is listed below the Charge)

Charge No: 001Description:COMMERI.OYSTERING W/SUSP LIC
Statute: Description:
Amended Date: CJIS Code:MO/PLL:Probable Cause:
Incident Date From: To: Victim Age:
Disposition Plea: GUILTY
Disposition: GUILTYDisposition Date:02/27/2012
Fine:$1,000.00Court Costs:$22.50CICF:$0.00
Amt Suspended: Fine:$875.00Court Costs:$22.50CICF:$0.00
PBJ EndDate: Probation End Date:Restitution Amount:$0.00
Jail Term: Yrs:Mos:Days:
Suspended Term: Yrs:Mos:Days:
Credit Time Served:

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Related Person Information
(Each Person related to the case other than the Defendant is shown)

Name:DITMARS, FRANK A JR
Connection:COMPLAINANT/POLICE OFFICER
Agency Code: NRPAgency Sub-Code:1004Officer ID:1305

rj
03-29-2012, 08:16 AM
A guilty verdict on this charge is supposed to come with 30 points which is a 365 day license suspension. of coures his license was already suspended. What happens now?

27 sailfish
03-29-2012, 05:36 PM
I thought same as rj - if caught while on suspended license - it was bad news.

Byers should not have been out on the water - just goes to show how little respect some have for the rules.

Cabyn Fever
03-30-2012, 10:52 AM
And all but $125 suspended?!?!?!?!!!!

Chuck

27 sailfish
03-30-2012, 02:52 PM
No surprise why some repeat poachers have 10 , 20 even 30 convictions.

Judges keep handing out fines that are hardly a slap on the wrist.

We need a few judges from Fla. up here. There , fish / game violations carry serious fines and are handed out.

Guess our judges are into catch / release with poachers.