Marydel man arrested on numerous hunting and traffic charges

Photo courtesy of Delaware Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police

HARRINGTON, Del. – A Marydel man is facing numerous charges after he was arrested following an investigation into deer poaching that occurred in the Harrington area.

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested 21-year-old Joshua P. Dorrell for one count each of hunting deer during a closed season, hunting at nighttime, having an unlawfully loaded firearm, discharging a firearm within 15 yards of a public road, conspiracy 3rd degree, driving without a valid license, failure to have insurance identification in possession, expired tags, and fictitious or cancelled registration card, number plate or tag.

Dorrell was arraigned and released on a $2,400 unsecured bond pending a future court appearance.

Officials say they also arrested a 15-year-old Harrington juvenile in connection with the same incident, who was charged with one count each of hunting deer during closed season, hunting at nighttime, and conspiracy 3rd degree. The case was transferred to the Court of Common Pleas following arraignment, and the juvenile was released to a parent.

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