Youngster Pleads Guilty in Hunting Accident - Hunting Privileges
May 2, 2007
The 14-year-old that was involved in the
24th hunting accident that injured, Barbara Sue Butler, age 58,
Patricia Dupes, age 50, and a 14-year-old female, all from Vonore, has
pled guilty to reckless endangerment in Monroe County Juvenile Court,
according the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA).
In a plea agreement, the youth has his hunting, trapping, and fishing
privileges revoked until age 21, which will be in 2013. His 12 gauge
Remington shotgun was also declared contraband, he must retake the
hunter education course, and he will be on supervised probation until
In June, there will an additional hearing to determine the amount of
medical bills he'll have to pay.
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