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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Dec 01, 2007
Location: Palmer, Alaska

Species: Dog
Trap Type: Other
Incident Date: Jul 13, 2007

Victim's Disposition: injured
Victim's Name: Bo Diddley

Legal Action: Yes
Result: owner charged with hindering lawful trapping, charges dropped

Summary: Bo Diddley stepped on a trap about 10 feet off a trail near Palmer in December. His caregiver got Bo Diddley out of the trap. She then took the trap, left the trapper a nasty note and reported the incident to the Alaska Board of Fish and Game. She also organized a letter-writing campaign. Then she was charged with stealing the trap, hindering lawful trapping and criminal mischief. The charges were later dropped.

Source: The Associated Press

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