PA: Sheppton man gets prison time, can't hunt for 18 years
November 7, 2013
An East Union Township man will spend time in prison, pay
thousands of dollars in fines and be barred from hunting for 18
years after being sentenced Wednesday in Schuylkill County Court for
Ronald R. Hartz Jr., 50, of Sheppton, was
sentenced to serve six to 12 months in prison, pay costs, $7,600 in
fines, $100 to the Substance Abuse Education Fund and $179
restitution to the state police crime laboratory in Bethlehem, and
submit a DNA sample to law enforcement authorities.
also suspended Hartz's hunting privileges for 18 years.
After a two-day trial, a jury convicted Hartz on Aug. 27 of 11
counts of improperly taking or killing big game and one each of
possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug
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