Snowmobile deer-slaughter suspect faces new charges
March 11, 2009
WAUPACA, Wis. - One of the men accused in the Waupaca County snowmobile deer-slaughter case now faces additional charges related to hunting violations.
Twenty-four-year-old Rory Kuenzi was charged Tuesday with six counts of taking a deer during the closed season.
He's also accused of possessing wild game during a closed season and resisting a conservation warden.
Kuenzi already faces six counts of felony mistreatment of animals. Those charges stem from a January incident in which he and two others allegedly ran down and killed several deer with their snowmobiles.
One co-defendant also had charges of taking deer during the closed season added to his own charges. Prosecutors say they plan to do the same with the third co-defendant.
Kuenzi's attorney didn't immediately return a message Tuesday evening.
Information from: The Post-Crescent, http://www.postcrescent.com
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