St James Man Fined $30,000 for Breaching Wildlife Protection Regulations

St James, Jamaica (McKoy’s News) – Breaching Wildlife Protection Regulations: The Wildlife Protection Regulations only allow the shooting of 15 birds at a time but the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) is reporting that Horace Mair, who is from St James had shot more baldpate birds than allowed by the regulations during the 2015 bird shooting season in Kirkpatrick, St James.

In a release this morning, NEPA said Mair was found with 23 birds and was fined $30,000 after being found guilty of breaching the Wildlife Protection Regulations.

After a lengthy trial in the St James Parish Court, he was ordered to pay the fine or serve 10 days in prison at hard labour.