RENO, NV ( Mynews4.com & KRNV) - Judge Scott Pearson found
David Fulton of Reno guilty of two misdemeanor charges, both for
unlawful placement of a trap. He was sentenced to pay a total
of $1050. Fulton had placed two large steel traps near a
public park in early January. According to Jake Kreamer, a
Nevada Department of Wildlife Game Warden, the traps were set within
200 feet of a roadway which is against state statute.
says he was trying to catch a coyote that he says killed his dog.
"There is a large coyote out there that not only killed my dog
but other dogs and nobody is doing anything about it," said Fulton.
Jason and Amie Ruckman say their dog got caught in the trap and
was almost killed by the snare. Jason says he had to do mouth to
"I was having trouble getting her free. When I came back she was
unconscious." Amie and her husband say the past few months have been
difficult. Since coming out with their story, Amie says people
have sent them hate mail to their home.
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