‘My conscience has not allowed me to put this sin to rest until now. I know that God has forgiven me and hope that WDFW will as well.’

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'My conscience has not allowed me to put this sin to rest until now. I know that God has forgiven me and hope that WDFW will as well.'
'My conscience has not allowed me to put this sin to rest until now. I know that God has forgiven me and hope that WDFW will as well.'

– a letter from “Roy” to the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department apologizing for poaching three whitetail deer illegally between 1967 and 1970. Enclosed with the letter was a check to the enforcement division for $6,000.

“I was amazed,” said Capt. Richard Mann. “It’s not uncommon for me to hear from people who are sorry for a wildlife infraction, but usually it’s because the judge stuck them with a big fine.”

'My conscience has not allowed me to put this sin to rest until now. I know that God has forgiven me and hope that WDFW will as well.'

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