Warsaw man arrested for selling badger on Craigslist

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
Poaching a protected species and trying to sell it on Craigslist landed a Warsaw man in trouble with the law.

File photo (Courtesy: Tree World)

WARSAW, Ind. Poaching a protected species and trying to sell it on Craigslist landed a Warsaw man in trouble with the law.

Matthew Kerkhoff, 21, is charged with unlawful possession and sale of wildlife.

Indiana conservation officers investigated Kerkhoff after they got a tip he'd sold a mounted badger on Cragslist.

It's against the law to sell or possess protected species such as badgers, bobcats, or river otters, without a permit.


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