December 8, 2014

From MyChamplainValley.com

BURLINGTON, Vt. – A Burlington man is accused of importing deer from a chronic wasting disease (CWD) endemic area.

Alan Baker imported four deer being imported from Lowlands Whitetails Hunting Ranch in Lowville, N.Y.

Baker is charged with three counts of importing deer from a Chronic Wasting Disease endemic area and captive hunt facility. If convicted, Baker faces a maximum fine of $1,000 for each count with five points charged against the offender’s privilege to hunt, fish, and trap. Baker could also lose his hunting, fishing, and trapping privileges for two years upon conviction.

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