Commissioners Approve Offer To Logger in Coonskin Controversy

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The owner of a logging company who illegally took trees out of a Kanwaha County Park and sold them can either pay-up or face a civil lawsuit.

Thursday night Kanawha County Commissioners approved the plan was sent to Commissioners last month by members of the Parks & Recreation Board.

The plan provides a one-time offer to logger Dave Bowen to pay the County $150,000 to pay for damage when he illegally cut-down and sold trees from the park.

If Bowen chooses not to accept the offer the Kanawha County Attorney will file a lawsuit.

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