OR: Two brothers sentenced to jail for illegal elk hunting in Lincoln County
May 24, 2012
By Everton Bailey, Jr., OregonLive.com
Two brothers from Blodgett were sentenced to jail with their
hunting licenses suspended for three years after pleading guilty
this week to poaching crimes in Lincoln County.
Paul Prindel, 23, and Tony McLain Prindel, 24, were convicted of
unlawful take of an elk during a closed hunting season on Monday in
Lincoln County Circuit Court.
Mitchell Prindell was also
found guilty of waste of a game mammal and sentenced to 135 days in
jail and five years probation. Tony McLain Prindel was sentenced to
120 days in prison, five years probation and was also convicted of
criminal trespass charges.
They both have to pay more than
$2,000 each in fines and another $6,000 jointly in restitution.
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