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Based on information provided during that interview, Conservation Officers from the Southern Region executed a search warrant several days later. The officers recovered processed deer meat, 41 leg hold traps, 5 unregistered turkeys and parts, 12 unregistered deer and parts, a bobcat, an endangered species in New Jersey, a red tailed hawk tail section and a beaver without a possession seal. The hunter/trapper was cited for attempting to snare deer, trapping without a license, not having a snare certificate, setting untagged snares (16 counts), setting snares with an opening greater than 12" (16 counts), setting snares above 24"(16 counts), setting snares without deer stops (16 counts), did hunt within 450' of a residence, did unlawfully possess five turkeys, did fail to tag or register all the turkeys, did hunt turkey without valid permits, did fail to use harvest data tag and record harvest data via electronic deer check system (12 counts), did hunt without a license, did hunt deer without archery permits (6 counts), over the daily bag limit for fall bow season (two antlered deer), trespassing for purpose of trapping and hunting, possession of beaver without a possession seal, possession of red-tailed hawk parts and unlawful possession of an endangered species (bobcat).
 

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Sounds like a really good bust. [up] Title has me confused though. ...did you have something to do with it?
 
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That guy is F'd. The hawk parts and the footholds are going to get him. Pile on the rest of the offense's, he will never be able to pay for it all. He's pretty much done, and should be.
 

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Possession of a bobcat?! Assume it was dead but that's a big one too.
 

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We probably shouldn't refer to this guy as a "Hunter/trapper" I believe the proper name would be "poacher"
 

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The interview was from the January/February C. O. Highlights.
Here's the first part:
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CO Toppin investigated an on-going trespassing complaint on posted private property in Franklin Township, Gloucester County. CO Toppin conducted a foot patrol of the area and observed a hunter placing bait out for deer hunting near his deer blind. However, the hunter did not hunt that evening. CO Toppin returned the following day and again the hunter did not use the blind, but he observed the same individual setting snares between the trees in the area of the bait pile. After watching him set all the snares CO Toppin apprehended the unlawful trapper. The trapper admitted to setting the snares to catch deer for meat. CO Toppin continued to interview the suspect and was invited into the house so the suspect could write a voluntary statement. While in the house CO Toppin conducted an interview and obtained the written statement
 
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