Seven people charged in illegal hunting scheme in Carter County
August 11, 2023
After a six-year investigation, seven people have been charged in connection to an illegal hunting scheme centered around a ranch in Carter County. While most of the defendants in the case are from out of state, at least one is a Carter County resident. The alleged incident took place on ranch land owner by Tyree O'Connor in Carter and Powder River Counties.
Both O'Connor and an associate of his, Larry Bergman, are accused of operating as an unlicensed outfitter on the O'Connor ranch. Bergman has been charged with one count each of unlawful possession, shipping or transportation of game ani...