PAW PAW, Mich. (Great Lakes News) – The discovery of nine poached trophy bucks in a barn has led to 15 state wildlife charges against a Van Buren County man.

Thirty-three-year-old Justin Ernst faces up to $59,500 in reimbursement to the state if convicted.

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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is accusing Ernst of driving his truck through fields, shining a light on the deer, and shooting them.