Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officers announced that Stephen Andrew Moore, 46, of Tannersville, Monroe Count, plead guilty to 30 counts of illegal possession of various species ranging from blue jays to raccoons, from chipping sparrows to gray squirrels, from groundhogs to purple finches.
As part of the plea agreement, charges against Moore for cruelty to animals were withdrawn. District Judge Thomas E. Olsen, of Tannersville, ordered Moore to pay $2,250 in fines, and $750 in reimbursement to the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center for expenses incurred treating the wildlife that survived.
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Monroe County Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Wildlife Possession