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Informational: Larry Calvert Pays Fine For Harassing A Grizzly Bear In Violation Of The Endangered Species Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 09, 2011

The United States Attorney's Office and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today that LARRY CALVERT, a 77-year-old resident of Charlo, Montana, forfeited a $2,025 bond in response to a misdemeanor violation notice issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

CALVERT was charged with one violation of the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. 1538(a)(1)(G). CALVERT was charged with shooting a shot gun at a grizzly bear on June 27, 2011, on his property in the Mission Valley. Harassing a grizzly bear with a weapon is a violation of the Endangered Species Act.

For more information on Endangered Species please visit the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service website at http://www.fws.gov/endangered.

 

 

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