ME: Another suspected poacher arrested
Another suspected poacher arrested
Feb. 25, 2011
Another Maine man has been charged with hunting crimes after a six-month
investigation by wildlife authorities here and in Pennsylvania.
Lucien H. Clavet, 44, of Monmouth was the fifth Mainer charged in what
officials in Pennsylvania called one of the largest wildlife crime sprees
uncovered in that state.
The other Mainers charged in Pennsylvania are Everett H. “Lenny” Leonard,
59, and his son Everett Tyler Leonard, 31, Carlton “John” Enos, 19, all of
Turner, and a 17-year-old boy from Greene.
Another man Jason Clifford, 27, of Turner received a summons earlier
related to the infractions in Maine.
After the investigation by the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Maine
Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, the five were charged with more
than 250 counts of violating the game and wildlife code and the crimes code.
The group is charged with multiple counts of killing deer at night with a
light, killing deer in closed season and killing deer in excess of seasonal
bag limits in Armenia Township and surrounding municipalities in Bradford
The group is accused of killing dozens of deer unlawfully during the
months of October and December, including three large bucks, during the
state’s early muzzleloader and regular firearms seasons. The group also has
been charged with numerous wildlife crimes in Maine..
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