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Eastern Washington Man Fined $8,000 for Killing Wolves

posted Mar 17, 2018, 8:20 PM by chloe owens

1/27/2018, by Associated Press, Herald Net

Eastern Washington man fined $8,000 for killing wolves

An eastern Washington state man who killed two wolves in northeastern Washington state has been fined more than $8,000. Terry Leroy Fowler, 55, of Liberty Lake received the fine Thursday in Pend Oreille County District Court after pleading guilty to two counts of unlawful taking of endangered wildlife…In the plea deal finalized Thursday, he pleaded guilty to killing two wolves. He’ll have to spend 30 days under home electronic monitoring, but a 364-day jail sentence was suspended. The fine issued to Fowler included $8,000 in restitution to Fish and Wildlife and $293 for court costs. State officials say two other wolf poaching cases are still under investigation in northeastern Washington state. One involves the killing of a female wolf from the Profanity Pack in Ferry County and the other a female wolf from the Dirty Shirt Pack about 10 miles southeast of Colville.