Crime
8:42 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Tennesseans Sentenced for Killing Colorado Bear Out of Season

Two west Tennessee men have been sentenced for killing a bear out of season in Colorado and throwing the carcass off a cliff. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say Harley Manley of Martin and David Coleman of Union City plead guilty earlier this month to killing a black bear just before the hunting season started Sept. 1. The men lost their hunting privileges for five years. Manley was also sentenced to a two-year deferred prison sentence for felony wildlife destruction. He must forfeit his bow, pay a $4,000 fine and donate $6,000 to a Colorado tip line for wildlife violations. Manley will also be placed under supervised probation. Coleman was fined $3,000 and must donate $4,000 to the same tip line.