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NC: Man Cited For Shooting Pitt County Black Bear

November 26, 2013

From WITN.com

Deputies said a local man is now facing a citation after poaching a black bear out of season.
Pitt County deputies, along with Wildlife Resource Commission officers, said they got a call of shots fired near Poplar Grove Drive in Pitt County around
7 p.m. Monday.
Investigators said they combed the area, to find a black bear had been killed.
Deputies said they waited for the poacher to return, and once he did he was cited for taking a black bear during an unlawful time of day and possession of a black bear taken unlawfully, and is facing more than $5,000 in fines and fees.

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