States responding to outcry with stiffer criminal penalties – Tree rustlers

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Date: December 31st, 2007

Category: Uncategorized

WHITESBURG, Kentucky – The crime scene — a once-wooded landscape marked by tire tracks and tree stumps — makes the victim, Verna Potter, feel physically violated.
“It’s just like someone cut your heart out,” says the 77-year-old Potter, who lost an estimated $50,000 worth of generations-old oak trees. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising
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