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Fort Thompson man gets prison for killing bald eagle, snowy owl

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FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson man was sentenced Nov. 20 to 12 months and one day in prison for unlawfully possessing a firearm and to nine months for killing a bald eagle.


Richard Coleman, 25, will serve the two prison terms concurrently. He was also ordered to pay $10,000 in restitution for killing the bald eagle and another $1,750 for killing a snowy owl.

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