A Grand Junction man who pleaded guilty to trying to sell poached animals will spend the next four and a half years in prison.
28–year–old Erik Ambriz faced a judge for sentencing Tuesday morning on charges of illegal sale of wildlife and weapons charges.
He tried to sell poached deer and elk to undercover investigators last October when he was arrested.
Prosecutors say Ambriz had two prior felonies and had been arrested for poaching in 1998.
In addition to jail time, Ambriz got three years parole and will have to pay hundreds of dollars in fines.
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