Well, here I sit writing another story on poaching. And, while they make for great writing content, I can’t help but to wish these types of stories would just go away. But, I am realistic and I know there will always be poaching stories to share. It is a crime that just makes no sense to me; and maybe if I occasionally came across one
Have you heard of the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact? Well, if you haven’t heard of it yet, maybe it’s time you get to know what it is. There are 2 men from Tennessee who can probably tell you all about it. So, here’s a quick summary of just what this compact is: “The Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact is an agreement that recognizes suspension of
Whitetail trafficking? Yes, that’s what I said. It is a very serious crime, and a very high dollar crime. But, in this case, it is the criminals who are paying big bucks! In fact, one of these criminals is paying the largest wildlife restitution ever ordered in U.S. history. Before looking at the crime, let’s take a look at the law surrounding this case.
So, how would you feel if someone told you bow season was suspended? And, even worse, the reason for the suspension is so someone else can come in and shoot deer in order to get the population under control. Well, this is exactly the scenario the hunters of Ellisville, Missouri are dealing with. In April, 2013 the Ellisville City Council passed an ordinance into law
So, here it is, another story about deer poaching. Don’t get me wrong, I am very happy every time a poacher gets busted! But, here’s my issue with this case: THE PUNISHMENT DOES NOT FIT THE CRIME!! Of course, that’s just my opinion. I’ll let you read on and then decide for yourself. So, here’s the story: A Zimmerman, Minnesota man recently pleaded guilty to