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  • Poacher Sentenced

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    "..Superior Court Judge John Suddock ordered that for the next 10 years McConnell is not allowed to own a computer or be on the Internet. He's not allowed to practice taxidermy or own guns. And if he wants to leave the road system south of Anchorage, he's got to have the permission of his probation officer..."

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    http://www.adn.com/front/story/8356279p-8251770c.html


    Nice to finally see a violator get a sentence with some teeth in it..Of course once the appeals go through I bet the sentence get's de-fanged...
    “Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously.” ― H.S.T.
    "Character is how you treat those who can do nothing for you."

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    i agree

    Yeah finally, an appropriate sentence proportional to the long history of crimes. His lawyer ignores the magnitude of the crime. I mean now adays a sheep is worth 10,000 a piece which would make each one a felony and all of those tourists come to Alaska to see those sheep along the highway. All those slap on the wrist sentences probably embolden poachers. I hope this sentence holds also...
    “I come home with an honestly earned feeling that something good has taken place. It makes no difference whether I got anything, it has to do with how the day was spent. “ Fred Bear

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    • #3
      Wonder when the guns will appear at auction. It would delight me to get them, then take pictures of them being run over by a dozer and mail them to the jerks in prison.

      Hang em high and make em hurt. Bad! Punishment shouldn't stop at the court. We ethical hunters should do our part, too.
      "Lay in the weeds and wait, and when you get your chance to say something, say something good."
      Merle Haggard

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