Five Men Plead Guilty To Hunting Violations - Court Orders Men To Pay Fines
April 7, 2007 - Associated Press
ATLANTIC, Iowa -- Five men, including a Coon Rapids police officer
and two former officers from Harlan, pleaded guilty to hunting
Kent Gries of Elk Horn and four men from Harlan -- Daniel Grabill,
Dustin Hansen, Aaron Holtz, and Bradley Wendt -- entered pleas to one
count of pursuing a deer with a car and trespassing in Cass County
District Court Friday.
Court records said the men were ordered to pay fines of $165 each
plus court costs.
Holtz and Wendt are former Harlan police officers. Gries is a police
officer in Coon Rapids.
The charges stem from hunting incidents in November in Cass County.
Wendt also is charged in Adair County with failure to display his
Hansen, Wendt and Ross Burchett, of Harlan, face additional charges
of shooting a rifle over water in Adair County.
Burchett also faces trespassing and pursuing a deer in a vehicle
charges in Cass County. His case will be heard in court on April 12.
Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press.
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