Local hunters are reminded to place their game seal onto any kill. Dryden resident Justin Eddison is facing a $1,500 fine for not doing so.

Court heard that on November 10, 2017, a conservation officer with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry stopped at Eddison’s residence while conducting routine enforcement duties, and determined that Eddison had harvested a deer on November 7. He had not affixed his deer seal to the deer. The animal was seized and forfeited to the Crown.

Eddison plead guilty and was fined $1,500 for failing to immediately attach a seal to a deer, which is a hunting offence under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act.

To report a natural resources violation, call the MNRF TIPS line at 1-877-847-7667 or contact your local ministry office. You can also call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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