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August 26, 2015
Conservation Officer Mitch Sladek is shown here with the mounts and plaques seized in the Zimmerman investigation. They are now included in one of the DNR’s Turn In Poachers (TIP) Wall of Shame displays. Photo by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Zimmerman man admits to illegally taking multiple deer from wildlife refuge east of St. Cloud
August 26, 2015 - 8:42am
January 22, 2015
5-year DNR TIP investigation results in charges against four, seizure of 37 guns, 28 sets of antlers; fully intact, frozen piebald deer
January 22, 2015 - 9:08am
January 29, 2014
40 DNR officers conduct sting on Lake of the Woods
January 29, 2014 - 8:25am
April 15, 2013
21 charged in biggest walleye poaching case in 22 years
April 15, 2013 - 2:17pm
April 11, 2013
10 accused of poaching, marketing hundreds of thousands of dollars of walleye from Red Lake, Leech Lake reservations
April 11, 2013 - 7:34am
April 4, 2013
Three hunters charged in South Dakota lion killing
April 4, 2013 - 8:31am
March 19, 2013
Conservation officers with confiscated perch from Lake Winnie. (DNR photo)
Poaching perch:Wisconsin anglers nabbed on Lake Winnie
March 19, 2013 - 8:56am
January 25, 2013
DNR busts Otter Tail angler for having 250 fish over limit
January 25, 2013 - 7:40am
October 2, 2012
Wright, 50, also was charged with gross misdemeanors for transporting an illegally taken deer and for taking or possessing wild animals with a value of more than $1,000.
Woman who shot 2 bucks near Two Harbors golf course is sentenced
October 2, 2012 - 7:09am
July 19, 2012
A Minnesota conservation officer seized 135 fish while investigating a gross misdemeanor over-limit of sunfish in Douglas County. (Contributed photo)
Unlicensed anglers found with 116 sunfish on Lobster, Mina
July 19, 2012 - 6:04am
Finland, MN, men charged with killing wolves
July 19, 2012 - 5:57am
May 3, 2012
A Perham man found these filleted fish dumped near a local lake in mid-April. About two weeks before that, another Perham resident wrote a letter to the editor to the East Otter Tail Focus reporting dumped fish near Big Pine Lake. Submitted photo
Illegal fishing reported in Perham area
May 3, 2012 - 7:46am
November 23, 2011
Stephen Donald Battin Sr.
Man charged with threatening hunters
November 23, 2011 - 1:00pm
April 27, 2011
Stephen Donald Battin Sr.
Two men enter pleas in case of poaching, marijuana growing
April 27, 2011 - 1:00pm
March 5, 2011
Stephen Donald Battin Sr.
Men say deer camp search illegal
March 5, 2011 - 1:00pm