MS: Sentences handed for illegal hunting
Sentences handed for illegal hunting
January 24, 2011
GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Six Oxford men have pleaded guilty to federal
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports the pleas were entered
Monday in federal court in Greenville.
All six were fined and placed on probation. U.S. Attorney John Dowdy says
none of the men can hunt anything or go to any hunting camp during their
Prosecutors say federal investigators found 72 ducks, mostly mallards,
with the men and another eight disposed of when they realized game wardens
were on to them - that's 80 birds for seven men, compared with a daily limit
They were charged with multiple violations last August.
A seventh hunter pleaded guilty in November.
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