Price — Two men will pay a total of $4,000 for breaking UtahвЂ™s trapping laws.
Dean and Spencer Steele, both of Utah County, were originally charged with more than 20 counts for violating UtahвЂ™s trapping regulations. In a plea agreement, both men pled guilty to five Class B Misdemeanors. In addition to paying $4,000, the men also forfeited numerous traps and a bobcat pelt. And both of them might lose their trapping privileges in Utah.
During January, officers with the Division of Wildlife Resources discovered several leg-hold traps on Cedar Mountain in east central Utah. None of the traps had trap identification numbers attached to them.