Four men found guilty of deer poaching in Iowa

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) – Four men from Louisiana men have been found guilty of poaching deer in southwest Iowa.

The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil reports (http://bit.ly/12jV4VO) that Michael Fralick, of Ponchatoula, La., was recently convicted of 32 counts of deer hunting violations in four southwest Iowa counties.

Fralick was ordered to pay nearly $29,000 in fines, court costs and damages and forfeit two rifles. He also received a five-year license suspension.

James Moore, also of Ponchatoula, pleaded guilty to 11 counts. He was ordered to pay nearly $12,000 and has a five-year license suspension.

Stanley Russel, of Roseland La., and William “Heath” Chambliss, of Kentwood, La., were also convicted of several counts and ordered to pay more than $1,400 each. Both received a two-year license suspension.

The four also face hunting counts in Kansas.

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Information from: The Daily Nonpareil, http://www.nonpareilonline.com
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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