Sowinski Farms http://wxpr.org en Sowinskis Plead Guilty In Eagle Poisoning Case http://wxpr.org/post/sowinskis-plead-guilty-eagle-poisoning-case <p>A father and son from Sugar Camp have pled guilty in federal court to illegal possession of a dead bald eagle.</p><p>65-year-old Alvin Sowinski and 46-year-old Paul Sowinski were arrested last fall after authorities found mounting evidence of animal poisoning.</p><p>A DNR Warden began the investigation in May 2007 after finding a bald eagle, crow, gray squirrel and bobcat on the Sowinski property…all dead from consuming a poison called Carbofuran.&nbsp; Between 2007 and 2010 officials say they found dozens of poisoned animals, including at least two bald eagles.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 17:22:03 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 18364 at http://wxpr.org Sowinskis Plead Guilty In Eagle Poisoning Case Sowinski Farms Fined $100,000 For Poisoning Eagles, Animals http://wxpr.org/post/sowinski-farms-fined-100000-poisoning-eagles-animals <p>A father-and-son who run a large Oneida county potato farm will pay 100-thousand dollars in restitution, for the poisoning deaths of two bald eagles and 70 other wild animals.</p><p>65-year-old Alvin Sowinski and his 46-year-old son Paul of Sugar Camp have made a plea deal on federal charges of illegal bald eagle possession. They'll have separate plea hearings on May 8th before Magistrate Stephen Crocker in Madison. U-S Attorney John Vaudreuil said wildlife poisoning cases are extremely rare. He has only prosecuted one-or-two of them in the last 30 years.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:48:49 +0000 Wheeler News-Learfield Data 14349 at http://wxpr.org Sowinski Farms Fined $100,000 For Poisoning Eagles, Animals