Hunting trips cost man $14,000 in fines Published: June 20, 2013

BARTLESVILLE -- A Bartlesville man's enjoyment for hunting has proven costly.

In fact, prosecutors believe it may be one of the largest total amounts ever accumulated by one person in Washington County history, the Bartlesville Examinder-Enterprise reported.

Joseph Dewayne Harris Jr. pleaded no contest to a combined 46 tickets, totaling $14,000. The charges included "multiple counts of hunting without a license, hunting deer without a license, unlawfully possessing wildlife not legally taken, exceeding the season bag limit of antlered deer, hunting turkey without a license, failure to check wildlife at check station, hunting spring turkey season by unlawful means, unlawfully baiting turkeys and exceeding the season limit on turkeys," the newspaper reported.

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