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Guilty plea entered in poaching ring arrest


OLIVIA -- An Olivia man believed to be at the center of a deer poaching ring pleaded guilty Friday to two charges for shining deer, but investigators are still hoping the public can offer information that could lead to charges against other possible accomplices.

To date, charges have been filed against nine people in Renville and Brown counties for roles in the alleged ring, which operated during September, October and November of 2009.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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