Posted on Fri, Mar. 18, 2005
NEW TOWN, N.D. - A man here has lost his hunting privileges for one year
for illegally shooting two bull moose.
Eugene "Sonny" Brugh Jr. also was fined $1,350. A hearing was slated for
Friday in Fort Berthold Tribal Court on confiscating the weapons used in the
Authorities said Brugh shot two bull moose from the windows of a vehicle
last October near Roseglen.
Brugh, an enrolled member of the Three Affiliated Tribes, was convicted
in tribal court of all six counts and fined the maximum for each count under
the Three Affiliated Tribes' game and fish code.
Two Parshall men have pleaded innocent in the case. They're scheduled for
trial in state court next month in McLean County.
Monte C. Billadeau faces a number of charges, including hunting big game
without a license. He is a volunteer instructor in the North Dakota Game and
Fish Department's hunter education program.
His son, Ryan Billadeau, is charged with aiding in the concealment of
illegally taken big game.
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