Two men who trespassed to hunt trophy bull elk are among the
first to be prosecuted under the state’s new “hunting While
Trespassing Law”. Department of Fish and Wildlife officers say the
men set up a camp nine miles into a private property closed to
They were booked into The Pierce County Jail on
multiple counts including trespassing while hunting, criminal
trespassing, and wastage.
A search warrant was then served
at the home of one of the men, where antlers, a portion of an elk,
and two unlawfully possessed raptors that were found in the freezer.
If convicted the men are facing up to 90 days in jail and a $1,000
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