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VA: Virginia man pleads guilty to killing a bald eagle that was hunting fish in his pond

July 11, 2017


Allen H. Thacker, 62, pleaded guilty to killing a bald eagle on Tuesday and faces up to a year in prison and a $100,000 fine for his actions.

Thacker shot the bald eagle and then ran it over with an all-terrain vehicle. He felt that he needed to protect his property from the eagle since it had been hunting fish.

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