Second poacher fined over $18,000

Photo courtesy
Rod Ruybalid
Tanner England (left) and Dakota Epperly (right) pose with an elk that was poached on private property in Archuleta County. The two Oklahoma men were charged with multiple poaching charges and trespassing charges. This picture, one of several posted to Facebook, allowed authorities to link the duo to multiple crimes. Both men face losing hunting privileges for life, and received fines.

By Avery Martinez
Staff Writer
The second of two Oklahoma men who poached multiple elk while trespassing on private property received fines in court reaching over $18,000.

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This story was posted on July 26, 2018.