Sunday, January 29th, 2023
Sunday, January 29th, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

2 men sentenced to jail in Utah poaching case

Panguitch, Utah (AP) – Two Panguitch men who pleaded guilty to a
handful of wildlife violations have been sentenced to jail for
illegally killing 13 animals.

The men also lost their hunting privileges for several
decades.

Gary Harp, 35, pleaded guilty to two third-degree felonies and
four class A misdemeanors. He was sentenced to 36 months probation
and six months in jail.

Gavin Smith, 19, pleaded guilty to one third-degree felony and
four class A misdemeanors and was sentenced to probation and 60
days in jail.

The men were also fined $2,500 each, must jointly pay $18,000 in
restitution and their rifles were confiscated.

Law enforcement officers say the men illegally killed deer and
antelope.

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