Teens plead guilty to killing 109 American Coots
PARK RAPIDS - Two juvenile teen brothers from Laporte and another juvenile teen from Akeley have been fined $1,600 and placed on probation after pleading guilty on Feb. 4 to killing 109 American Coots.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced the sentences Friday.
The American Coots are defined as migratory game birds and protected by both state and federal law.
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