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The “CPO Notebook”

Field Reports From Officers Protecting Natural Resources and People Pursuing Outdoor Recreation

  • January

    • 01/11/12 Edition- Reports Include: "Shop With a Cop Event" Big Success, Charges Filed on Out of State Bear Hunters, Felon with a Firearm Arrested During Routine License Check, and much more!
    • 01/25/12 Edition- Reports Include: Youth Deer Hunt at Claytor Lake State Park Great Success, Tip Leads to Charges for Doe Killed Out of Season, K9 "Justice" Finds Hidden Rifle Leading to Arrest of Convicted Felons, and much more!
  • February

    • 02/08/12 Edition- Reports Include: Trespassing Rabbit Hunter Also Arrested as Convicted Felon, Suspect Takes 9 Year Old Son Spotlighting, Poacher Caught on the Last Day, and much more!
    • 02/22/12 Edition- Reports Include: Law Enforcement Officers Team with Hunter and Treestand Safety Volunteers for Exhibit at Roanoke Huntfest, Tip Leads to Locating Illegal Trophy Elk Taken During Closed Season, K9 Jake Finds "Lost" Ducks and Firearm to Nab Illegal Hunters, and much more!
  • March

    • 03/14/12 Edition- Features Include: Night Hunting Complaint Leads to Arrest, Officers Perform Life Saving River Rescue, Suspect Charged with Snagging Trout, and much more!
    • 03/28/12 Edition- Features Include: King George Middle School Career Day, Life Saving River Rescue, Surveillance Operation On Lick Creek, and much more!
  • April

    • 04/11/12 Edition- Features Include: "Before Season" Turkey Poacher Nabbed by Tip, Wildlife Poacher Fails to Check in Legal Kill, Surveillance Leads to Arrest and Conviction for Illegal Trapping of Raptors, and much more!
    • 04/25/12 Edition- Features Include: Always on Duty, Hunting Over Bait, Turkey Baiting Investigation, and much more!
  • May

    • 05/09/12 Edition- Features Include: Officer Williams Assists in Special Olympics, Too Much Alcohol, Hunting Over Bait, and much more!
    • 05/23/12 Edition- Features Include: K9 Team CPO Billhimer and Justice Find Missing Child, Young Angler Thrilled To Help CPOs Stock Trout, CPOs Host Kid's Fishing Day, and much more!
  • June

    • 06/13/12 Edition- Features Include: Drunk Boater Caught After Costly Hit and Run Accident, CPO's and Volunteers Host Wounded Warrior Spring Turkey Hunt, Conservation Awareness Day Features Roles of CPOs, and much more!
    • 06/27/12 Edition- Features Include: CPO Joyner Rescues Elderly Man from Burning Vehicle, Bald Eagle Rescue, CPOs Assist James River Cleanup Effort, and much more!
  • July

    • 07/11/12 Edition- Features Include: Heroes on the Water Outreach Program benefits veterans, CPOs Patrol Dangerous Dam Spillway in Public Boating Safety Effort, Two New K9 Teams Added to VDGIF Law Enforcement, and much more!
    • 07/25/12 Edition- Features Include: CPOs Seize Coolers Full of Undersized Red Drum, First Youth River Camp Big Success for Grayson County, Spear Gun Illegally Used to Take Fish, and much more!
  • August

    • 08/03/12 Edition- Features Include: Illegal Deer Kill in Essex County, "Touch-A-Truck" Program, CPO is First on Scene to Car Crash in Clinch River, and much more!
    • 08/22/12 Edition- Features Include: CPOs Use New Navigation Unit to Aid Boat in Distress and CPO Avoids Collision and Makes DUI Arrest.
  • September

    • 09/12/12 Edition- Features Include: CPOs and K9 Assist in Foot Pursuit and Evidence Collection, CPO Assists PD in Large Fight Call, Fisherman Found to Have Outstanding Warrant for Felony Hit and Run, and much more!
    • 09/26/12 Edition- Features Include: Illegal Speargun Fishing Caught on the James, Canine Demonstration Impresses Kids and Adults at JAKES Event, Cub Scouts Earn Badges at Stafford County Hartwood Days, and much more!
  • October

    • 10/10/12 Edition- Features Include: Middlesex Sportsmen's Hunt Club Hosts Hunters Education Class, Illegal Distillery Found During Foot Patrol, Drug Manufacturing Site Found on National Forest, and much more!
    • 10/24/12 Edition- Features Include: 24 Venomous Snakes Recovered from Chesterfield Home, CPOs Host Franklin County Kids Fishing Day, K9 Josie Locates Hidden Bait Leading to Arrests, and much more!
  • November

    • 11/14/12 Edition- Features Include: CPO Gives Presentation to Lancaster Explorer Program, K9 Josie Helps Lead Officers to Baiting Arrest, Illegal Deer Kill Leads to Illegal Drugs, and much more!
    • 11/28/12 Edition- Features Include: CPO's Track Illegal Hunters with the Assistance of K9 Scout, CPOs and K9 Endure Extremely Rugged Terrain to Nab Hunters Over Bait, CPO Wraps Up Five Month Investigation, and much more!
  • December

    • 12/12/12 Edition- Features Include: Lost But Found Safe, Felon with Murder Conviction Found with a Firearm, Salt Block for Bait Leads to More Charges, and much more!

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