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Mayor guilty of unlawful hunting

11/08/2005

By: Staff Reports

Harveys Lake Mayor Richard Boice recently pleaded guilty before Magisterial District Judge James Tupper to trespassing on private property, causing $500 in damage, and unlawful hunting.

Alan Oakley, the manager of Sterling Farms, Second Avenue, Dallas Township, said Boice was trespassing while bowhunting on the property on Oct. 1, the first day of archery deer season, the complaint states.

Boice damaged property with a four-wheeler and a chain saw, cutting down small trees and marking trees with paint. He caused further damage to the property by stockpiling corn and salt blocks, installing a motion camera, wildlife feeder and a tree stand for hunting, the complaint states.

Boice paid a $25 fine, $118 in court costs, and $500 in restitution to the Sordoni family, the farm's owner.

The other citation, filed Oct. 12 by Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer Gerald Kapral, accused Boice of unlawfully hunting in a baited area at the Sordoni property.

He was charged with using unlawful devices and methods, under the state game code - placing corn and mineral blocks to bait deer. He paid a $100 fine and $58.50 in costs.

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