CASPER, Wyo. — Two Wyoming residents have recently been convicted of multiple wildlife violations committed in Sweetwater County and Sublette County, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department said Wednesday.
Game wardens began investigating over concerns about wasted game birds and, with the help of Green River probation and parole officers, were eventually able to uncover multiple crimes committed by Justin Chewning and Steven Macy, according to Game and Fish.
While investigating the wasted game birds, wardens discovered that Chewning and Macy had illegally killed mature bull elk sometime between Oct. 1 and Oct. 6, 2019 within Elk Hunt Area 100, according to Game and Fish. The men hunted in the area during a closed season and tagged the mature bull elk with general elk licenses, the department said.
Wardens were able to locate where…