ID: Twin Falls Man Convicted of Possessing Illegally Taken Pronghorn
June 20, 2013
By Alison Gene Smith, MagicValley.com
TWIN FALLS, Idaho
After three days of testimony from Fish and Game officers,
veterinarians and hunters, a jury found a Twin Falls man guilty of
possessing an illegally taken pronghorn antelope but innocent of
shooting the animal with a firearm during archery only season.
Thomas Buck Chaputís fellow hunting party members all testified that
he had shot the animal with his bow, and no one in the party
admitted to having a firearm.
Nonetheless, Fish and Game
officers said evidence clearly showed the antelope was shot with a
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