Man arrested for failure to salvage meat before antlers

A Fairbanks-based Alaska Wildlife Trooper contacted Ashton Hicks, age 26 of Fort Wainwright on 08/17/19. Investigation revealed Hicks shot a caribou on 08/11/19 in GMU25C and failed to salvage the caribou as required. Additionally, Hicks brought the antlers out of the field prior to salvaging all the meat. Hicks was issued two summons with a mandatory court date in the Fairbanks District Court on 09/03/19 at 0830 hours for the violations. The antlers were seized as evidence.