More than a dozen pay DEC fines in O'burg, Hammond, Canton, Stockholm, Russell, other towns
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 5:34 pm

The Department of Environmental Conservation says several defendants recently pleaded guilty and paid fines for various conservation law violations in St. Lawrence County.

Below is each defendant's name, street addres, hometown, age, date of offense, where it happened, specific charge(s), date of plea and total fines, fees and surcharges:

• Adam J. Wormuth, Albany Ave., Ogdensburg, 33, Feb. 16, Ogdensburg, take walleye over daily limit, March 15, $100

• Clayton L. Buck, Dake Circle, Hammond, 86, Nov. 24, Hammond, lend buck deer tag to another, Jan. 25, $120

• Gregory A. Paulmann, Post Rd., Canton, 22, Aug. 14, Canton, unlawful open burn, Sept. 6, $102.50

• Kyle E. Wilson, East Part Rd., Winthrop, 29, Dec. 2, Stockholm, take doe deer without a permit, Feb. 7, $402.50

• Elliot J. Matthews, Woods Bridge Rd., Hermon, 19, Sept. 7, Russell, two counts each of take deer after legal hours, hunt deer with aid of motor vehicle, hunt deer with aid of artificial light, take deer from a public highway, take deer during closed season, take deer with rim fire ammunition, single counts of possess loaded firearm in motor vehicle, hunting without a license and possess protected wildlife except as permitted, Nov. 6, $3,037.50

• Keith R. Meuten East Kelly Rd., Rensselaer Falls, 28, May 30, 2016, Oswegatchie, fishing without a license, Jan. 17, 2018, $80

• Ryan A. Kain, Washburn Dr., Madison, N.C., 27, Nov. 24, Russell, unlawful open burn and leave fire unattended, Dec. 27, $55

• Jonathan D. Fieser, English Oak Dr., Port Orange, Fla., 41, July 23, Waddington, fishing without a license, Aug. 23, $25

• Joseph S. Greenwood, Freeman Rd., Waddington, 35, June 10, Waddington, fishing without a license, July 12, $25

• Donald Forsythe, Sykes Rd., Canton, 39, Dec. 8, Pierrepont, hunt deer during closed season, Jan. 3, $52.50

• Alice D. Bush-Harper, East Kelly Rd., Rensselaer Falls, 47, July 18, Canton, unlawful open burn, Jan. 24, $52.50

• Jeffery P. Gladle, Co. Rt. 10, Richville, 41, Nov. 21, Hermon, unlawful open burn, Feb. 5, $52.50

• Ethan B. Brothers, East Hatfield St., Massena, 19, Sept. 2, Fine, fail to possess HIP number, Sept. 22 $17

• Joseph J. Steiner, St. Rt. 812, Croghan, 51, Dec. 6, Russell, hunt deer during closed season, Dec. 18, $102.50

• Kevin L. Zehr, St. Rt. 812, Croghan, 54, Dec. 6, Russell, hunt deer during closed season, Dec. 18, $102.50