Oregon man fined for killing 2 Alaska bald eagles

In this undated photo provided the American Bald Eagle Foundation, a bald eagle feeds on a salmon carcass in the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve outside Haines.

DUTCH HARBOR — An Oregon man has pleaded guilty to killing two bald eagles in the Aleutian Islands port of Dutch Harbor.

Alaska State Troopers say 29-year-old Dennis C. Thompson of Union, Oregon, last week pleaded guilty to unlawfully accelerating a vehicle through several bald eagles feeding on a road near the Unalaska landfill.

Thompson was fined $1,000 with $500 suspended.

He was placed on one year probation.

He also was ordered to pay $3,400 in restitution to the Bird Treatment and Learning Center in Anchorage.


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