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|Ohio Law Could Lead to Increased Prosecution of Timber Theft|
Last week Ohio Representative Ross McGregor proposed legislation recommending cooperation between landowners and timber harvesters for the designation of trees for harvesting and, consequently, would lead to prosecution for timber thieves. Representative McGregor's law would give teeth to prosecutors that has been lacking in current laws. |
“Right now, it’s a very loose standard and very difficult for prosecutors to go after, even though clearly theft has occurred,” says McGregor.
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