New From COPA Ear-Tagged Deer Result In Charges, Conviction - The deer were euthanized July 26 in Elk County due to concerns they could spread CWD. The investigation into the origin of two ear-tagged deer euthanized recently in Elk County has resulted in a conviction. A 56-year-old Ridgway man pleaded guilty Aug. 16 to two counts of disturbing wildlife after reporting he’d handled the deer, saying both were wild and he tagged them in separate years while they were fawns. Fines and costs tot...
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