Four Men face Fines for Illegally Shooting Deer from Road

Juneau, AK (KINY) - The last of four defendants in a district court case involving multiple hunting violations that occurred near the Greens Creek mine on Northern Admiralty Island have pled guilty.

In early January, Wildlife Troopers issued a court summons to the hunting party for taking a Sitka Blacktail Deer by shooting from the roadway. Further investigation led to the discovery of two of the hunters lacked the proper hunting licenses, tags, and metal locking tags.

According to State Trooper dispatch reports,

Nabor Vera Torres, age 56 of Mexico, pled guilty in the Juneau district court to one count each of taking big game as a non-resident alien without a guide and unlawful possession and transportation of illegally taken game. Both charges were misdemeanor crimes. Torres also paid fines for hunting without a valid Alaska hunting license, failing to have harvest tickets and shooting from a road. In total, Torres was ordered to pay $3600 with $500 suspended. One count of Misconduct with a Weapon 4th was dismissed.

Alejandro Perez, age 33 of Juneau had previously pled guilty to one misdemeanor count of unlawful possession of illegally taken game. He also paid fines for hunting without a valid Alaska hunting license, failing to have harvest tickets and shooting from the road.  In total, Perez was ordered to pay $3200 with $500 suspended and ordered to pay $400 in restitution to the state of Alaska for the value of the illegally taken deer.  One count of Misconduct with a Weapon 4th was dismissed.

Marco Antonio Solis Mojarro, age 32 of Juneau had previously pled guilty to one count of unlawful possession and transportation of illegally taken game. He was fined $500 and ordered to forfeit the rifle used in the violation.

Efrain Solis Mojarro, age 37 of Juneau had previously pled guilty to one count of unlawful possession and transportation of illegally taken game. He was fined $500 and ordered to forfeit the rifle used in the violation.  

 

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