Conservation officers search for a bear in the area of Gyro Recreation Park in late November. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Conservation officers search for a bear in the area of Gyro Recreation Park in late November. SUSAN QUINN PHOTO

Okanagan man charged with hunting out of season

Guenter Wilcsek had his first court appearance Tuesday and will be in court again May 21

A West Kelowna man appeared in court Tuesday on charges put forward by the B.C. Conservation Service.

Guenter Wilcsek was charged back on Dec. 3, 2017, for hunting out of season, careless use or storage of a firearm and unlawful possession of dead wildlife.

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Conservation Officer Dave Cox is the lead investigator and said he couldn’t disclose anymore information about the incidents until Wilcsek’s next court date on May 21.

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