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Men Convicted Of Poaching

October 20, 2011 State of Wyoming, Sublette County No Comments
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Two Rock Springs men recently were convicted of charges relating to shooting and abandoning a mule deer doe south of Pinedale last fall. Andrew McGahuey pleaded guilty to wanton destruction of a doe mule deer, taking deer on private land without permission, and shooting a doe mule deer from a public roadway.  David McGahuey pleaded guilty to accessory to wanton destruction of a doe mule deer.  Sublette County Circuit Judge Curt Haws sentenced Andrew McGahuey to pay $3,000 in restitution for the deer, a $720 fine, and loss of hunting and fishing privileges for five years. The loss of hunting and fishing privileges applies not only to Wyoming, but 13 additional western states. Additionally, McGahuey had $2,000 in fines and 180 days jail suspended while he serves six months’ probation.  David McGahuey was sentenced to a $740 fine and loss of hunting and fishing privileges for five years as well. Additionally, $4,500 in fines and 180 days jail were suspended while the elder McGahuey also serves six months’ probation.

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