Offenses

“Deer Deception: Ontario Man Fined $6,000 for Counterfeit Tags and Illegal Hunting”
“Deer Deception: Ontario Man Fined $6,000 for Counterfeit Tags and Illegal Hunting”

“Deer Deception: Ontario Man Fined $6,000 for Counterfeit Tags and Illegal Hunting”

The Ontario government is taking steps to protect deer populations by cracking down on illegal hunting practices. Ernie Coulas of Combermere was fined $6,000 after pleading guilty to possessing counterfeit deer tags and hunting without a license. On November 14,…

$13,000 in Fines for Illegal Moose Harvest
$13,000 in Fines for Illegal Moose Harvest

$13,000 in Fines for Illegal Moose Harvest

The Ontario government is safeguarding the province’s moose population from hunters illegally hunting big game. Christopher Brown of Corunna was found guilty of hunting a bull moose without a licence and transporting wildlife that was unlawfully killed. He was fined…

MNRF needs your help in identifying who is responsible for shooting and abandoning a female White-Tailed deer out of season
MNRF needs your help in identifying who is responsible for shooting and abandoning a female White-Tailed deer out of season

MNRF needs your help in identifying who is responsible for shooting and abandoning a female White-Tailed deer out of season

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is asking for the public’s help with identifying the individual(s) who shot, killed, and abandoned a female White-Tailed deer (Doe) out of season, on Weslemkoon Lake. On August 16, 2023, at approximately…

Ontario Acts to Halt Illegal Aggregate Extraction and Sale.
Ontario Acts to Halt Illegal Aggregate Extraction and Sale.

Ontario Acts to Halt Illegal Aggregate Extraction and Sale.

The Ontario government is moving to halt illegal aggregate extraction and sales from unlicensed areas. Pine Valley Developments and President Steven Liedtke admitted guilt for running an unlicensed pit, each receiving a $37,500 fine. With the victim fine surcharge included,…

Man Fined $3,050 for Failing to Tag Deer and other Offenses
Man Fined $3,050 for Failing to Tag Deer and other Offenses

Man Fined $3,050 for Failing to Tag Deer and other Offenses

The Ontario government is safeguarding the public against unsafe and illegal hunting practices. Constantine Boyd of Huron East was convicted of discharging a firearm across a public right of way, careless hunting, having a loaded firearm in a vehicle and…

Shot at Deer Decoy Costs man $8,000
Shot at Deer Decoy Costs man $8,000

Shot at Deer Decoy Costs man $8,000

The Ontario government is safeguarding the public and deer from unsafe and illegal hunting practices. Derek Morgan from Mactier pleaded guilty to trespassing for the purpose of hunting and discharging a firearm from a roadway. He was fined $8,000 and…

Man Fined $7,000 for Hunting and Abandoning Bull Moose in Ontario
Man Fined $7,000 for Hunting and Abandoning Bull Moose in Ontario

Man Fined $7,000 for Hunting and Abandoning Bull Moose in Ontario

The Ontario government is safeguarding moose populations against hunters improperly hunting large game. Robert Mijackovic of Etobicoke pleaded guilty to hunting a bull moose without a licence and abandoning the moose allowing the meat to spoil. He was fined $7,000…

Fishy Offense: Ottawa Man Fined $10,000 and Banned from Fishing for a Year!
Fishy Offense: Ottawa Man Fined $10,000 and Banned from Fishing for a Year!

Fishy Offense: Ottawa Man Fined $10,000 and Banned from Fishing for a Year!

The Ontario government is safeguarding fish populations by ensuring anglers do not exceed their sport fishing limits. Andre Malguzzi of Ottawa pleaded guilty to possession of fish over the legal limit, and possession of fish packed in a manner that…

Man fined $10,000 for careless use of firearm.
Man fined $10,000 for careless use of firearm.

Man fined $10,000 for careless use of firearm.

The Ontario government is safeguarding the public against unsafe and illegal hunting practices. Donald Rodzik of Windsor pleaded guilty to careless use of a firearm while hunting and was fined $10,000. He also had his hunting licence suspended for five…

Man pleads guilty to carelessly shooting a gun while hunting.
Man pleads guilty to carelessly shooting a gun while hunting.

Man pleads guilty to carelessly shooting a gun while hunting.

Ontario is cracking down on unsafe and illegal hunting. The Ministry of Natural Resources announced that a Lakefield man pleaded guilty to carelessly shooting a gun while hunting and trespassing on Crown Land The man received $5,500 in fines and…