Howes man fined $10,000 for killing bald eagle
RAPID CITY (AP) — A western South Dakota man avoided jail time but must pay more than $10,000 for killing an eagle.
Federal prosecutors say 42-year-old Cody Weyer, of Howes, pleaded guilty to unlawful taking of a bald eagle and was sentenced to a year of probation, a $500 fine, $10,000 in restitution and $25 to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
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