A man and a woman from southern Vancouver Island have been charged with unlawfully feeding wildlife after photos of a person feeding a bear Timbits from Tim Hortons circulated on social media.
Randy Scott and Megan Hiltz each face one count of feeding or attempting to feed dangerous wildlife.
The B.C. Conservation Officer Service announced the charges on Facebook along with a photo of a person feeding a Timbit to a grizzly bear.
“During the summer of 2017, BCCOS in the Peace region received complaints regarding individuals posting pictures on social media of bears being unlawfully fed. Yesterday charges were laid under the BC Wildlife Act concerning this matter,” the Facebook post reads.
During the summer of 2017, BCCOS in the Peace region received complaints regarding individuals posting pictures on…
Posted by Conservation Officer Service on Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The Conservation Officer Service confirmed the incidents happened in June of last year.
Scott and Hiltz are scheduled to appear in court in Fort Nelson on Nov. 5.