FELTON, Del. - A Felton felon, has been charged after allegedly hunting illegally.
DNREC Natural Resources Police, Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Agents say they arrested 47-year-old Christian Killen on November 23rd. He was charged with felony possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, felony possession of ammunition by a person prohibited, carrying a loaded firearm in a motor vehicle, hunting from a motor vehicle, hunting without a license and possession of unlawfully taken game.
Police reportedly seized a 12-gauge shotgun, ammunition and an illegally taken fox were seized as evidence. Police say Killen had a prior felony conviction. Killen was released on bond pending trial.
Delaware law prohibits persons with prior felony convictions from owning or possessing weapons, including all firearms and any type of bow. Penalties for violations range from probation and fines to jail sentences.
The DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife recognizes and thanks the majority of anglers, hunters and boaters who comply with and support Delaware's fishing, hunting and boating laws and regulations.
Citizens are encouraged to report fish and wildlife and boating violations to the Delaware Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Section by calling 302-739-4580. Wildlife violations may also be reported anonymously by calling 800-292-3030 or online at Operation Game Theft.