Butcher Bernabe Arbo slices a hung of wild caribou meat at Off The Hook Meatworks in Whitehorse. A new pilot program allows hunters to donate excess wild meat to the Whitehorse food bank as long as it's processed at Off The Hook. The government hopes to expand the program next season.

Butcher Bernabe Arbo slices a hung of wild caribou meat at Off The Hook Meatworks in Whitehorse. A new pilot program allows hunters to donate excess wild meat to the Whitehorse food bank as long as it's processed at Off The Hook. The government hopes to expand the program next season.

Out of season meat tip leads to more possible charges

A tip to Conservation leads to possible weapons and stolen property charges in Vanderhoof.

BC Conservation received information that an individual was in possession of wildlife meat obtained out of season. As a result of the investigation, a home was searched with the help of Vanderhoof RCMP.

On Tuesday, March 6, Vanderhoof RCMP assisted Conservation officers in conducting a search warrant at the residence.

RCMP said in a release that due to information obtained and search warrant findings, there are several possible charges that may result from this investigation. Possible charges include possession of prohibited weapons, possession of stolen property and breach of recognizance.

RCMP said the investigation continues and was a great collaborative effort between the RCMP and Conservation Office.

More details have been requested from BC Conservation by The Interior News.

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