A Sitka man plead guilty to one count of unlawful methods and means to take game Monday after he tried to poison a brown bear and instead killed two dogs, troopers said.
Kevin Taranoff, 31, was sentenced to 30 days in jail, fined $1,000, ordered to pay a restitution and placed on two years probation, said a trooper report.
In October, while working as a groundskeeper at a Sitka golf course, Taranoff left out food laced with antifreeze. He was trying to poison a brown bear that was tearing up the course. But two pet dogs ate the food and died, troopers said.
Taranoff is being held at the Alaska Department of Corrections.
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