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October 2, 2012
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Man gets jail sentence in deer poaching

A 33-year-old Holbrook Junction man was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in Douglas County Jail as a term of probation for illegally killing a doe pregnant with twins.

District Judge Dave Gamble sentenced Gonsalvo Cossio to 30 months in prison, suspended, and placed him on probation for three years.

He must forfeit a .22-caliber rifle used to kill the doe in March, and pay a total of $4,000 in fines.

Cossio's lawyer, Derrick Lopez, said with a felony conviction there is a possibility his client could be deported.

Cossio's brother, Jesus Cossio-Pitones, 37, was sentenced to a suspended six-month jail …

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