CT Men Busted, Accused of Baiting Bears in Vermont | NBC Connecticut

CT Men Busted, Accused of Baiting Bears in Vermont



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    Enticing apples did in Adam and Eve and they play a role in the arrests of two Connecticut men accused of baiting bear in Vermont.

    David Such, 49, of Enfield, and Charles LaFountain, 49, of Somers, are accused of coating a large pile of apples and acorns in Jay, a town near the Canadian border, with an attractant and using it to bait bear.

    Vermont game wardens said they arrested Such on Sunday when he climbed into a tree stand over the bait pile. LaFountain was arrested nearby.

    Officials from the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife said several other bait piles were found near a camp the two men were using

    If convicted, they could get 60 days in jail and lose their right to hunt in Vermont for three years.

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