MN: Minn. hunter faces firearms ban over wolf killings
March 8, 2013
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An avid hunter faces a lifetime ban on
possessing firearms for his role in the killing of two wolves in
northeastern Minnesota and an attempt to cover it up.
Hoff must spend a month in a halfway house under the sentence handed
The forest services company owner was
convicted last November of a felony count of lying to a federal
officer and a misdemeanor for violating the Endangered Species Act.
Prosecutors say one of his employees deliberately ran down two
wolves in February 2010, and Hoff told him to bury the carcasses
before a Forest Service employee arrived at the jobsite.
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