Missouri Man Fined for Illegally Hunting in Iowa
A Missouri man convicted of illegally hunting in southern Iowa has been fined and told to forfeit deer antlers.
The Iowa Natural Resources Department says in a news release that 61-year-old Michael Kahnert, of Branson West, Missouri, was found guilty in Taylor County of six counts of fraudulently obtaining resident hunting, deer and turkey licenses; three counts of not having valid nonresident hunting and deer licenses; one count of taking/hunting deer out of season; one count of illegal taking of an antlered whitetail deer; and two counts of illegal taking of antlerless whitetail deer.
At his sentencing last month, Kahnert was ordered to forfeit the antlers and pay more than $11,400 in fines, court costs and liquidated damages. He's also barred from hunting for three years.