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Biggs deer poaching hearing again continued

October 26th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Cumberland Times News reports that for the fourth time, a hearing has been postponed for defendant Christopher Biggs in West Virginia’s largest deer poaching case. In January, 223 charges involving at least 27 antlered bucks taken illegally in Mineral, Grant and Hampshire counties in West Virginia from mid-September to late December were filed against Biggs and seven other Keyser residents. Biggs was charged with misdemeanors of spotlighting, hunting from a motor vehicle, having a loaded firearm in a vehicle and conspiracy. Pretrial hearings scheduled for Biggs in April, May, July and again Wednesday were continued in Mineral County Magistrate Court. “I feel that we need to get moving on,” Grant County Magistrate Willard Earle II said Wednesday of the need to hold the hearing. But Biggs' attorney, Dan James, requested 30 more days due to other “matters” he said were beyond his client’s control.