Reward offered in bald eagle poaching - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Reward offered in bald eagle poaching
















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FORD, Wash. - The Humane Society has offered a $2,500 reward for information leading to the conviction of the person responsible for killing a bald eagle in Ford.

The bird was found shot on the south bank of Long Lake off Long Lake Rd. earlier this month, according to the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

"This wanton act of poaching is an affront to wildlife and to the laws that protect these animals," said Washington state director for The Humane Society of the Unite States, Dan Paul.

Those responsible for the bald eagle's death could face up to one year in prison and fines in the amount of $100,000.

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