Category Archives: Poachers

DNR conservation officers seek information on Baraga County moose poaching

Conservation officers with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are seeking information regarding the illegal killing of a bull moose that occurred in late November in Baraga County. The moose carcass was discovered on Saturday, Dec. 13. Based on evidence … Continue reading

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Environmental Fugitive Arrested in Zambia

LIVINGSTONE-On December 2, authorities in Zambia arrested alleged ivory trafficker Ben Simasiku, a Zambian national and one of nine fugitives targeted by INTERPOL’s Operation Infra Terra, the first fugitive operation to specifically pursue individuals wanted for crimes against wildlife or … Continue reading

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Poaching Spree Results in Lifetime Revocations, Jail Time, and Over $100K in Fines

Poacher’s tools and some of the animals stolen from the citizens of Idaho Photo by G. Losinski/IDFG IDAHO FALLS – What started out as a deer spotlighting case eventually resulted in exposing a poaching spree that lasted for three months … Continue reading

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MI DNR seeks tips in two wolf poaching cases in Mackinac and Schoolcraft counties; reward offered

Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are seeking information on two separate wolf poaching cases that recently occurred in in Mackinac and Schoolcraft counties in the Upper Peninsula. The first case occurred near the Mackinac-Luce county line close to … Continue reading

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Illinois Officials Issue Correction on Wired Arrow Outdoors Charges

GW:  I didn’t want to believe the Sportsman Channel was associated in any way with these poachers, and now I don’t have to… The Illinois Conservation Police has issued a correction regarding their media release on Wednesday, December 3 that … Continue reading

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More Elk Poached In NW Colorado, Hunters Can Earn A License Or Points For Information

GW:  An innovative reward system that could prompt someone to come forward… MAYBELL, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is investigating three additional incidents of illegally killed bull elk in high-quality hunting units in Northwest Colorado, adding to three high-quality … Continue reading

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Illinois Charges Wired Arrow Outdoors Owners, Pro Staff With 134 Wildlife Violations

GW:  More heroes to zeros.  From wannabes to wanna hide their faces in disgrace. SPRINGFIELD, IL – An Illinois Conservation Police investigation into the Wired Arrow Outdoors television show has resulted in the company’s owners, pro-staff members and guests being … Continue reading

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Two Kawkawlin men each face $4,000 in restitution in redhead duck poaching

GW:  From heroes to zeros Two Kawkawlin, Michigan, men have been ordered to pay $4,000 each in restitution payments to the Game and Fish Protection Fund and $625 each in fines and court costs and were sentenced to five days in jail … Continue reading

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DNR charges Waterford man with elk poaching in Montmorency County

GW: So, what about knowing your target? Maybe the sleeze did, maybe he didn’t, but he’s still a sleeze. A 51-year-old man from Waterford, Michigan, has confessed to killing an elk on the opening day of firearm deer season, according … Continue reading

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Hunting and Outfitter Guide Sentenced for Illegally Killing and Transporting Wildlife

DENVER- Hunting outfitter and guide Christopher W. Loncarich, 56, of Mack, Colorado was sentenced to 27 months in prison, and 3 years probation for conspiring to violate the Lacey Act, a federal wildlife protection law. During his probation he is … Continue reading

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