Colorado Hunter Banned from 48 States After Poaching Spree

Colorado is a member of the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact.

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This undated photo provided by Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows Iniki Vike Kapu. Kapu, a hunter from Colorado Springs, has been permanently banned from hunting in 48 states, including Colorado, after he pleaded guilty to several poaching charges across the state, KMGH-TV reported. (Colorado Parks and Wildlife via AP)
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A hunter from Colorado Springs has been permanently banned from hunting in 48 states, including Colorado, after he pleaded guilty to several poaching charges across the state. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said hearing examiner Steven Cooley decided last week to permanently suspend hunting privileges for Iniki Vike Kapu, 28, after he pleaded guilty, KMGH-TV reported. Colorado is a member of the Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact, meaning the lifetime hunting ban…

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