Posted on Thu, Feb. 10, 2005
FARGO, N.D. - Seventy-one people who are not allowed to have firearms,
including felons and people on probation, got state hunting licenses last
Corey Schlinger, a Parole and Probation officer, said the Department of
Corrections and Rehabilitation used federal grant money to track down the
"We teamed up with North Dakota Game and Fish," he said. "It's
obviously a concern for us if any of our offenders has a hunting
they're not supposed to have firearms."
Schlinger said many of the people applied for a hunting license before
they were put on probation. However, he said authorities did seize a dozen
The cases remain under investigation. Schlinger said some violators could
face felony charges.
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