March 24, 2009
Man Spears Bear, Pays $1,000 In Fines
By Dave Hurteau
From the Detroit Free Press;
He may have gotten away with it in 10,000 B.C. with a mammoth, but a Chesterfield Township man was fined $1,000 in Ontario for killing a black bear with a spear.
Sault Ste. Marie district conservation officer inspecting the vehicle of Paul Hinderliter, 44, with the Canada Border Services Agency found a spearhead with blood on it in August, according to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources office.
Hinderliter admitted he killed a black bear . . . .