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Several charges pending for hunting violations on the Northern Peninsula


Several big game charges are pending for violations of the Wild Life Act on the Great Northern Peninsula. Charges are pending against eight male individuals.


Between October 14 and November 4 both the Roddickton and Port Saunders detachments of the Resource Enforcement Division received three separate complaints of moose and caribou poaching in the areas of Castor River North, Coles Pond and Griquet.


Charges include transporting big game without the tags attached, illegal possession of big game, killing big game in the wrong moose management area, killing big game without a licence and discharging a firearm within 300 meters of a dwelling.


Officers seized one ATV, a trailer, two moose, one caribou and two high-powered hunting rifles.


The public is encouraged to report suspected illegal fishing and hunting activity by calling 1-877-820-0999 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.


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