Three Relatives Sentenced For Elk Poaching
Mon, 22 Mar 2021 06:01:48 EDT

Three northern Michigan men related to each other were sentenced last Thursday (18)in Otsego County District Court in Gaylord for a 2019 elk-poaching incident, in which three elk cows were killed.

29 year old Christian White of Gaylord, 70 year old Harry White, and 56 year old Ronald White, both of West Branch, each pleaded guilty to one count of illegally taking an elk.

Each man lost his hunting privileges for 15 years, forfeited his weapon and was ordered to serve a six-month probation term.

In addition, each must pay $5,000 in restitution for the elk and a total of $625 in fines and court costs.


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