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For Immediate Release
November 13, 2002
Contact: Sean Caine, 410-576-6357


Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr. announced today that charges were filed against an individual for the unlawful dredging and filling of State wetlands without a permit in Baltimore County.

Scott Howard O’Day, 47, of the 1300 block of Wildwood Beach Road, Essex, was charged in a one count criminal information with the unlawful dredging and filling of wetlands without a permit at 1307 Wildwood Beach Road, Essex, between December 1,2001 and February 1, 2002.

The filing of a charging document is not evidence of guilt. O’Day is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

The maximum penalty for unlawfully dredging and filling in State wetlands without a permit is a $1,000 fine.



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