TRESSPASSING TO HUNT RESULTS IN FINE

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Three hunters received fines totaling $2,600 after<–more–> pleading guilty to trespassing to hunt and trespassing in possession of a firearm on property owned by Toronto and Region Conservation.   Antonio Razao, 46, and Mario Alpuim, 43, both of Mississauga, were both fined $400 for each offence. Arnaldo Santos, 49, of Maple, was fined $500 for each offence. 

It was Santos’s second trespassing to hunt offence and he had received warnings from the Ontario Provincial Police on earlier dates. 

Court heard that on May 31, 2008, the MNR TIPS line received information that three individuals had been seen hunting in the Bolton Management Resource Tract, which is owned by Toronto and Region Conservation. 

The three hunters were apprehended after the ministry conducted an investigation.  Assistance was received from conservation authority staff confirming land ownership and authorized uses.

Justice of the Peace Thomas McKeogh heard the case in the Ontario Court of Justice, Brampton, on December 2, 2008.

Hunters are reminded to ask permission before entering private land.  For more information on hunting regulations, please consult the Hunting Regulations Summary 2008-2009 available from licence issuers, ServiceOntario/Government Information Centres and on the ministry’s website at ontario.ca/hunting. To report a natural resources violation, call 1-877-TIPS-MNR (847-7667) toll-free any time or contact your local ministry office during regular business hours.  You can also call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

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