DNREC arrest Frankford man for deer poaching

DOVER – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a Frankford man on Jan. 21 for multiple deer poaching violations and a felony criminal charge, following an investigation into a reported poaching incident that occurred Jan. 17 on Railway Road near Millville.

Paul E. Daisey, 38, was charged with one count each of hunting deer during a closed season; hunting at nighttime; carrying an unlawfully loaded firearm in a vehicle; failure to check an antlerless deer within 24 hours; possessing or transporting an unlawfully killed antlerless deer; and felony intimidation of a witness. Daisey was arraigned at Sussex County Justice of the Peace Court 3, where he was released on an unsecured bond pending a future court appearance in the Sussex County Court of Common Pleas.

Officers are seeking additional information on this case, which can be provided by contacting Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Sr. Cpl. Oran White at 302-855-1921. Information received that leads to a conviction for a wildlife violation could result in a cash reward under DNREC’s Operation Game Theft program.

Citizens are encouraged to report wildlife violations to Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police by calling 302-739-4580 or through the DENRP Tip app on a smartphone, which can be downloaded free of charge by searching “DENRP Tip” via the Google Play Store or the iTunes App Store. Wildlife violations may also be reported anonymously to Operation Game Theft by calling 800-292-3030, going online to http://de.gov/ogt, or using the DENRP Tip app. Verizon customers can connect to Operation Game Theft directly by dialing #OGT.