Felon charged in illegal hunting
November 26, 2007
Fallsburg - A felon spent part of yesterday drinking and illegally
luring deer to a South Fallsburg development so he could kill them, town
A report of a man illegally hunting brought town police, state police
and Department of Environmental Conservation police to the area at about
There, town police said, they found Frank Solberg, 56, of South
Fallsburg, along with a bait pile, a dead deer Solberg had no permit to
kill and a rifle Solberg wasn't supposed to have because of a felony
conviction - all within 500 feet of neighboring homes.
Solberg faces an array of misdemeanors: criminal possession of a
weapon, reckless endangerment, discharging a firearm with 500 feet of a
dwelling, hunting big game intoxicated and having a blood-alcohol
content of .10 percent or more, taking an antlerless deer without a
valid permit and taking a deer with the aid of a pre-established bait
He was held at Sullivan County Jail in lieu of $2,500.
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