DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police investigation leads to charges.

A DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police investigation culminated Dec. 4 with the arrest of a Magnolia man for multiple deer hunting violations and charges related to possession of firearms, deadly weapons, and ammunition by a person prohibited.

Isaac L. Wiley, 47, of Magnolia, was charged with three counts of possession of a firearm by a person prohibited; two counts of possession of a deadly weapon by a person prohibited; one count of possession of ammunition by a person prohibited, and two counts of transporting an illegally killed deer.

As part of the investigation, a shotgun, two muzzleloaders, two compound bows, and numerous rounds of ammunition were seized from Wiley’s residence.

Wiley was arraigned at Justice of the Peace Court 7 in Dover and released on his own recognizance pending a future court appearance.

Delaware law prohibits a person whose criminal history includes prior felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions associated with violent crimes, drug convictions and mental conditions as defined under the law, or court-issued protection from abuse orders from owning or possessing any type of deadly weapons. Deadly weapons consist of all types of firearms, as well as ammunition and any type bow-compound, recurve or crossbow.