Hunters face charges for illegal kill near Princeton

Three men from the Lower Mainland face charges of illegal hunting after being apprehended by Princeton RCMP.

Police were notified by the BC Conservation Office March 8 to be on the look out for the hunters, and their vehicle was stopped on Copper Mountain Road, according to Corporal Chad Parsons.

The occupants of the vehicle were detained when police “found a dead deer in the back of the truck, shot out of season.”

Three fire arms were seized, and the investigation was handed over the CO to pursue charges, said Parsons.

Related: Hunters slapped with hefty fine after illegal kill

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