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11/28/2012 6:00:00 AM
Poaching suspect caught near Seligman

Erin Taylor
Miner Staff Reporter


A 47-year-old Parker man has been cited for killing a mule deer in an area between Seligman and Kingman, according to Arizona Game and Fish Officials in Kingman.

The man, who is not being named because he is charged with a misdemeanor, was caught by Game and Fish officers Nov. 19 while they were patrolling south of the Jolly Road exit off Interstate 40 in the Sierra Verde Ranches 18 miles west of Seligman.

Public Information Officer Zen Mocarski said it felt nice to publicize a citation, given the number of poaching news releases his office has issued this year.

"We've had a number of cases involving poaching activity this year," Mocarski said. "This time, our officers were at the scene."

The man was seen driving to a meadow where officers later found a gut pile and the hide and head of an adult mule deer.

The officers then watched the man travel back to his cabin, where they seized the deer carcass hanging in a shed.

The man, who did not have a deer tag for 2012, admitted to killing the deer and was issued a citation for taking without a tag, taking during a closed season and possession of unlawfully taken big game.

"I understand some people may sympathize if an individual was financially strapped, but this is not a case of allegedly killing an animal for need or necessity," Mocarski said. "This is a case Game and Fish officers worked hard to make."

The man faces a fine and up to six months in jail, and could lose his hunting privileges for up to five years.

Those who spot wildlife violations should call the Operation Game Thief hotline at (800) 352-0700. Web submissions can be reported via the Internet by going to www.azgfd.gov/thief.

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Reader Comments

Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2012
Article comment by: My Goodness

I honestly have a hard time getting all 'worked' up about this. Sorry. Somehow I just don't feel too bad for the Arizona Sportsman.

Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2012
Article comment by: Robin Hood

I and my Merry Men deny this is the King's deer.

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Article comment by: Concerned Citizen

Please tell me the meat goes to people who need it and not an evidence locker or trash?

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Article comment by: tony wise

this is funny the poached a deer without a hunting license so they are going to fine him and take away his hunting priviledges for 5 years. He was poaching do you think he cares if you take away his right to hunt. Thats Funny.

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Article comment by: I know, I know

If he was trying to feed his family I wouldn't give it a second thought.

BUT if this was just because he wanted to have some deer meat, then a penalty would be appropriate.


Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Article comment by: Michael Dorman

HooRay for the good guys.
Stealing from Arizona Sportsmen should be a Felony. It seems that a misdemeanor still does not deter those who are incline to steal.
Good Job Game & Fish!!




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