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Justin Smeja Arrested for Poaching

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#1 jayjeti



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Posted 04 October 2017 - 01:06 AM





Justin Smeja, made famous in the Sasquatch community for shooting two sasquatches, although he did not recover the bodies, was arrested Saturday October 1, 2017 on accusations he violated state Fish and Wildlife laws in Nevada County, California authorities said.


Justin Samuel Smeja, 31, faces felony charges of perjury and filing a false or forged instrument with the state. He faces misdemeanor accusations involving bear tags, as well as unlawful taking and possession of an animal, Nevada County Jail reports state.


"There are some alleged games being played with those tags for hunting deer and bear," said Capt. Patrick Foy, with the law enforcement division of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.


Foy declined to give further detail.


Arrested Saturday, Smeja has since made his $20,000 bond, jail reports state.





#2 SRA-Todd



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Posted 05 October 2017 - 05:13 AM

This isn't a shock to me.  He was poaching bear the day he claims to have shot the two squatches.  

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