Seven area hunters have been cited for hunting with the aid of an
The citations were the result of a joint effort by the Nebraska Game
Parks Commission and the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) to catch
in the St. Paul area over the weekend.
An NSP airplane using heat-detecting equipment discovered individuals
three vehicles and guided five Game and Parks conservation officers on
ground from 8:30 p.m. Nov. 18 until 12:30 a.m. Nov. 19.
Two of the 7 individual cited also were cited for no fur harvest
one for failure to tag his traps, and one for liquidated damages on a
raccoon. More than $2,000 in fines was assessed, in addition to
damages of $25 for the raccoon.
Jerry Pecha, a Game and Parks law enforcement supervisor, said the
was carried out during the November firearm deer season to increase the
possibility of catching deer spot-lighters in response to many
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