MICHAEL SOULIERE of Schreiber pleaded guilty and was fined $2,000 for trespassing to hunt, $1,500 for shooting from a roadway, and $1,500 for abandoning a deer and allowing it to spoil.
Souliere was also given a two-year hunting suspension.
Court heard that on November 23, 2017, conservation officers responded to a complaint received on the TIPS line about a man shooting from a roadway at a deer on private property in the Quibell area.
An investigation determined that Souliere had fired three shots from the traveled portion of Highway 609 over a fence, killing a deer on private property.
The property was clearly marked with a “no shooting” sign. Souliere then left the scene in his vehicle, abandoning the deer.
Justice of the Peace Daisy Hoppe heard the case in the Ontario Court of Justice, Dryden, on April 5, 2018.