Hunters from Dewey County and Beadle County are facing charges
for a variety of game violations.
The first of the
defendants, Scott Eckmann, 53, of Cavour, pled guilty to unlawful
possession of a big game animal. Eckmann was sentenced to 90
days in jail, which was suspended, and fined $250. He will
lose his hunting privileges for a year.
Doug Kraft, 39, of
Timber Lake and John Paul Tschetter, 33, of Yale, face 27 separate
counts of possession of big game animals, aiding and abetting, and
conspiracy to unlawfully possess big game animals.
defendants are Adam Doerr, 27, of Huron (three counts); William
Fast, 48, of Yale (four counts); and Jeff J. Tschetter, 55, of Huron
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