Wyoming man pleads guilty to poaching cow elk

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BUFFALO, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says a Buffalo man has pleaded guilty to poaching four cow elk and harassing big game from a vehicle.

The agency says Ray Ludwig signed a plea agreement that includes $5,000 in fines and restitution and loss of his hunting privileges for five years.

The case began on Nov. 27, 2018 when Buffalo Game Warden Jim Seeman was contacted by two hunters who witnessed and recorded a vehicle chasing a group of elk south of Buffalo. They also heard multiple shots coming from the vehicle.

Five others were charged with accessory to taking a big game animal without a license in the case. They each pleaded guilty and were collectively assessed fines totaling $2,375.

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