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

OH: Repeat wildlife offender sentenced in Meigs County

July 5, 2017


ATHENS — Travis Cundiff, 28, was recently convicted of two hunting related charges and sentenced by the Meigs County Court of Common Pleas, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

On Nov. 30, 2016, officers observed Cundiff shoot at a deer from the roadway. After the officers pulled over his truck, Cundiff was arrested.
During the search of his vehicle, the officers discovered a pump shotgun, loose shotgun slugs, and hunting clothes and accessories on the front seat of the truck.

Cundiff was found guilty of felony improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle and one misdemeanor count of shooting from a public roadway. He was ordered to pay $2,000 in fines and court costs and was placed under five years of reporting probation and received five years of hunting license revocation. A 2001 Chevy 4×4 truck and a Remington 870 12 gauge shotgun were forfeited to the ODNR Division of Wildlife.

Cundiff is a known repeat offender with 20 previous wildlife related violations. He was one of the poachers convicted in “Operation Enough” in
2007 in which nine individuals from Meigs and Franklin counties were charged with 59 wildlife violations.

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