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Location: Nome, AK.
Type: Guide - Aid in Commission of Violation, Guide - Hunt On Private Land.

Dispatch Text:

On 1/3/19 Master Guide, Brian Simpson, age 57, of Fairbanks, AK.  was sentenced in Nome District Court to a lifetime revocation of his guide license, 60 days in Jail with 60 days suspended, $65,000 in fines with $30,000 suspended, $2,600 in restitution, and 1 yr. of probation. The sentence was in accordance with a plea agreement with the Office of Special Prosecutions. Simpson was charged with two criminal counts of aiding in the commission of a violation by using employees on snowmobiles to herd grizzly bears toward clients in GMU22, and three criminal counts of guiding on federal land in The Bering Land Bridge National Preserve without prior authorization.


Posted on 1/4/2019 4:20:33 PM by DPS\mscresswell

Posting Section: AK Wildlife Troopers