DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – An Agassiz man who pleaded guilty in court for poaching a moose in Dawson Creek in 2017 was issued a $4,000 fine and a five-year hunting prohibition.
The Conservation Officer Services (COS) reports the man pleaded guilty to hunting wildlife, not within an open season. Of the fine, $3,000 was ordered to be paid to the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation.
According to the COS, it was hunters who first reported the incident to COS in Oct. 2017.
The Vancouver Police Department Forensics Lab assisted with the investigation.