from C.A.S.H. Committee To Abolish Sport Hunting

OR: Harshfield sentenced for killing elk illegally

June 30, 2017


A rancher received a hefty fine and supervised probation after he pleaded guilty to six elk killings in Wallowa County Circuit Court.

On June 28, Larry Michael Harshfield, 69, pleaded guilty to six counts of Taking, Angling, Hunting, or Trapping in Violation of Wildlife Law or Rule.

Judge Thomas Powers ordered Harshfield to pay $3,000 restitution/compensatory fine on each of the six counts. The rancher lost his hunting privileges for three years and received 24 months of supervised probation.

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