By: Staff Reports
Harveys Lake Mayor Richard Boice recently pleaded guilty before
Magisterial District Judge James Tupper to trespassing on private
property, causing $500 in damage, and unlawful hunting.
Alan Oakley, the manager of Sterling Farms, Second Avenue, Dallas
Township, said Boice was trespassing while bowhunting on the property on
Oct. 1, the first day of archery deer season, the complaint states.
Boice damaged property with a four-wheeler and a chain saw, cutting
down small trees and marking trees with paint. He caused further damage
to the property by stockpiling corn and salt blocks, installing a motion
camera, wildlife feeder and a tree stand for hunting, the complaint
Boice paid a $25 fine, $118 in court costs, and $500 in restitution
to the Sordoni family, the farm's owner.
The other citation, filed Oct. 12 by Game Commission Wildlife
Conservation Officer Gerald Kapral, accused Boice of unlawfully hunting
in a baited area at the Sordoni property.
He was charged with using unlawful devices and methods, under the
state game code - placing corn and mineral blocks to bait deer. He paid
a $100 fine and $58.50 in costs.
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