MDC Agent Activities 4/11/24

MDC Agent Activities

Sent 4/11/24 by Daviess County Conservation Agent Jaycob O’Hara

  • Lieutenant Jason Braunecker checked several anglers at Pony Express Conservation Area
  • Daviess County Conservation Agent Jaycob O’Hara checked several anglers during the nicer weather days during the month.
  • Agent O’Hara received information about a vehicle deep off road on the Gallatin Conservation Area. The vehicle was stolen out of the Kansas City Area.
  • Agent O’Hara received a call from an individual who wanted to come clean about illegally harvesting a bobcat. The individual admitted to not having his permit when he shot the bobcat and was still in possession of the fur. Enforcement action taken.
  • Agent O’Hara assisted a Daviess County Deputy with a call of an individual having seizures and becoming combative towards his parents.
  • Agent O’Hara responded to a serious traffic accident on the ramp to I-35. EMS was already on scene. He provided traffic control as the accident was blocking the highway.
  • Agent O’Hara assisted MSHP Troopers with a call of a domestic assault in progress at Hideaway Lakes in Caldwell County. The suspect left before we arrived on scene.
  • Agent O’Hara assisted Grundy County with a report of an individual missing from Mockingbird Hill CA in Trenton. The individual contacted Trenton PD after they put out a Facebook post about the missing individual.
  • Gentry/Worth County Conservation Agent Corporal Brandon Lyddon worked conservation order season with Cpl. Jade Wright. Checked 24 hunters in Holt and Nodaway counties.
  • Corporal Lyddon received a call from a Worth County hunter about finding old dead buck carcasses with cut off antlers that may have been poached.
  • DeKalb County Conservation Agent Corporal Mark McNeely issued a warning to an individual that was camping in an unauthorized area at Pony Express Lake CA
  • Caldwell County Conservation Agent Corporal Crystal Poole investigated a report from an individual who located a band found on birds while metal detecting. She contacted the USGS bird banding lab who confirmed it was not a federal band and was most likely a pigeon or poultry band.
  • Harrison County Conservation Agent Corporal Josh Roller increased enforcement efforts on lakes and rivers as fishing activity has picked up.
  • Clinton County Conservation Agent Corporal Sarah Foran patrolled Smithville Lake areas for resource use in Clinton and Clay Counties.
  • Corporal Foran assisted Clinton County Sheriff’s Office searching for individuals within Lake Arrowhead; both were found without incident.
  • Ray County Conservation Agent Claire Burch checked multiple anglers as the weather started to warm up which resulted in enforcement actions.
  • Agent Burch issued a warning for an unregistered trailer at Ray County Lake, individual also had a nonextraditable warrant out of Clay County.
  • Agent Burn received a report about coyotes with their mouths zip tied that had been dumped along a back county road.