A Kansas man was sentenced to prison and fined $310,000 for poaching 60 deer over several years.
In November, a man named John Blick Jr. of Sharon, pleaded guilty to 139 charges for poaching deer. Mr. Blick Jr., of Sharon, has admitted that he killed 139 deer with an artificial light and hunting from a vehicle.
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism said Thursday that Blick was sentenced to 14 months in prison for his role in the killing and poaching of the 60 deer.
The man (Mr. Blick Jr. must pay the state’s agency $310,000, which is the estimated value of the deer. The 139 charges originated in Barber County.