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A Hudson man has been fined $2,000 for an offence under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act.Β He pleaded guilty and was fined $2,000 for unlawfully discharging a firearm from a vehicle. He also received a four-year hunting suspension.

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Court heard that on October 7, 2017, conservation officers contacted his hunting party on Altimeter Creek, north of Lac Seul, shortly after he harvested a bull moose. An investigation determined that he shot a moose standing on the shore with a high-powered rifle while operating a moving motor boat.

Justice of the Peace Edith Baas heard the case in the Ontario Court of Justice, Sioux Lookout, on May 17, 2018.

To report a natural resources violation, call the MNRF TIPS line at 1-877-847-7667 toll-free any time or contact your local ministry office during regular business hours. You can also call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). And visit Ontario.ca/mnrftips to view an interactive, searchable map of unsolved cases. You may be able to provide information that will help solve a case.

For more information regarding the case you can contact S/SGT Dan Hale, Dryden Enforcement Unit (807) 223-7551

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Source: MNRF Media Release

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