DOVER, Del.– Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement agents on Saturday arrested three upstate men on charges of waterfowl violations related to an incident on Indian River Bay in Sussex County.
Ryan W. Moody, 28, of Bear, was arrested and charged with carrying a loaded firearm in a vessel, hunting from a vessel and possession of unlawfully taken game. Randolph S. Moody, 26, of Middletown, was arrested and charged with over limit on waterfowl and possession of unlawfully taken game. Raymond P. Paoletti, 38, of New Castle, was arrested and charged with over limit on waterfowl and possession of unlawfully taken game.
All three men were also charged under federal rules adopted by the state of Delaware with rallying ducks – in this case, by operating a boat to cause ducks to fly for the purpose of shooting at them.
The three men were issued fines totaling $800 and released.