Kaktovik Man Faces Federal Charges in Polar Bear Killing

Kaktovik Man Faces Federal Charges in Polar Bear Killing

  The Department of Justice’s Attorney Bryan Schroder announced that a Kaktovik man faces federal charges for knowingly taking a polar bear in a manner unlawful under the Marine Mammal Protection Act, and has been charged with Wasteful Taking of a Marine Mammal. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service opened an investigation this Spring after […]

Washington State Man’s Fishing Privileges Revoked

Washington State Man’s Fishing Privileges Revoked

Alaska Wildlife Troopers report that a Washington man charged with False Statements when he filed for fishing licenses during an investigation that concluded earlier this month pleaded guilty to five counts in Wrangell court last week. Stephen Nesbitt, age 49, of Washington state was found to have obtained two subsistence Salmon permits and subsequently charged […]