Three Olathe men charged with illegally hunting deer in Douglas County
March 14, 2012
By George Diepenbrock, LJWorld.com
Douglas County prosecutors have filed criminal hunting charges
against three more men in connection with December 2011 sting
operation conducted by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and
District Attorney Charles Branson said his office
had filed misdemeanor charges against two Olathe men, Raymond
Francis Holden, 43, and Christopher James Sandow, 44.
sting was conducted by the state wildlife department on Dec. 9, the
last Friday of the firearm deer hunting season. The officers placed
a life-size, taxidermied deer on private land in Douglas County to
entice would-be poachers.
Both men pleaded not guilty
Tuesday and have court hearings scheduled for April 10. A third man
in the same incident, Theodore Louis Sandow, 50, of Olathe, has also
Another man charged as part of the operation,
Darrell R. Norris, 70, rural Baldwin City, last week pleaded not
guilty to four misdemeanor charges, including criminal hunting.
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