SHORT AND SHARP

Poacher found

Central Otago Mirror - - NEWS -

A 30-year-old Alexan­dra man had his firearms con­fis­cated and is ex­pected to face charges un­der the Wild An­i­mal Con­trol Act af­ter he was caught by a Matakanui landowner poach­ing on his prop­erty on Satur­day. The landowner had been stalk­ing deer when he no­ticed the poacher chas­ing af­ter two pigs through the scope of his gun. The landowner was able to keep the poacher on the prop­erty un­til po­lice ar­rived. meet­ing will be held at Alexan­dra Com­mu­nity House be­tween 1pm and 4pm to­mor­row.

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