He Killed Almost 40 Deer Illegally, Gets Six Weeks in Jail and Fines

Sentencing was administered to a young poacher for killing approximately 40 deer last autumn and winter just because he wanted to do it.

Joshua D. Peterson Mondavi Wis poacherWisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials say Joshua D. Peterson, of Mondovi, killed almost 40 deer with a rifle and let them lay where they died. He did this last autumn and winter. Officials said he also had a juvenile accomplice, who was unidentified because of age.

The poaching took place in Buffalo County, Wis., near Mondovi.

Peterson received a sentence of six weeks in jail. He also lost his Wisconsin DNR privileges for six years and was fined more than $3,700.

One thought on “He Killed Almost 40 Deer Illegally, Gets Six Weeks in Jail and Fines

  1. Sonny2015

    He should never be able to hunt or fish again!!! EVER!!!! Same with his buddy. He shot more deer than people shoot in a life time. Six years is a joke for the amount of damage these kids have done.

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