Southeast Field Officer Report   - December 19, 2014

Berks County WCO Dave Brockmeier reports that charges stemming from an investigation with Penn State Berks Campus Police resulted in an individual pleading guilty to multiple charges including unlawful killing of a deer and shooting on or across highways. The total fines and replacement cost for the deer exceeded $2,400.

Berks County WCO Eric Anderson reports that during the regular firearms deer season, a county man was found to be hunting through the use of bait and was also not wearing any fluorescent orange.  

Dauphin County WCO Mike Doherty reports that two men went bear hunting at the radio towers above Harrisburg on First Mountain, but only one  had a bear license and didn’t tell his partner he was unlicensed.  “Had he killed a bear and put his friend’s tag on it, or put the dead bear in his friend’s truck, both would be equally guilty,” he said.

Lancaster County WCO John Veylupek reports that DWCO Justin Brian cited three individuals for deer hunting without wearing the required 250 square inches of fluorescent orange clothing during the regular firearms deer season.                     

Lehigh County WCO Kevin Halbfoerster reports that an individual recently pleaded guilty to charges for road hunting involving a pheasant. The pheasant was lying next to the road. The total fines and court charges exceeded $700.

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