Two Sentenced For Illegal Bear Kill In Colorado

Colorado Division of Wildlife (DOW), Bear Hunting Magazine

Colorado Wildlife officials released a statement regarding two Tennessee men who have been sentenced for killing a bear out of season and throwing the carcass off a cliff.

The men, from Martin and Union City, Tennessee pleaded guilty to killing a black bear north of Glenwood Springs just before fall bear hunting season started September 1st. Their hunting privileges are suspended for five years.

The first man received a two-year deferred prison sentence for felony willful destruction. He must forfeit his bow, pay a $4,000 fine and donate $6,000 to a Colorado tip line for wildlife violations and be placed under supervised probation. The second man was fined $3,000 and must donate $4,000 to the tip line.

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