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Last updated 12:15PM ET
November 21, 2017
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Poachers get jail time
(WOUB) - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says three Highland County residents and a North Carolina man have been convicted in Hillsboro and Chillicothe Municipal Courts on a combined 28 wildlife violations related to the poaching of trophy deer.

This follows an undercover investigation in which officers sezied 18 sets of deer antlers, 21 packages of deer meat, and illegal drugs.

43 year old Jonathan Martin of Greenfield was convicted of eight misdemeanor counts.

40 year old Michael Martin of Greenfield and 24 year old William Penix of Hillsboro were convicted of multiple misdemeanor counts.

All three were sentenced to 180 days in jail.
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