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3 men charged with federal hunting violations at Fort Riley


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three men have been charged with violating federal laws by hunting deer in areas of Fort Riley where explosives are discharged during training exercises.

U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said in a news release Wednesday the men trespassed at the fort numerous times since 2015. They allegedly would enter the base before daylight and leave after dark.

The charges are misdemeanors but each violation of the Lacey Act carries maximum penalties of a $10,000 fine and a year in jail, plus civil forfeiture and the loss of federal hunting privileges.

Gregory J. Frikken, 55, of...

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