Poaching case headed to Meigs County Common Pleas Court

POMEROY – A man is facing charges in a poaching case to be brought before the Meigs County Common Pleas Court.

Travis L. Cundiff, 28, of Langsille, has been charged with multiple counts relating to an alleged poaching incident in Meigs County at Salem Center. Cundiff was indicted by the Meigs County Grand Jury on December 5, 2016. He is scheduled for arraignment on January 9, 2017.

According to court documents, Cundiff is charged with one count of Improperly Handling a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle, a felony of the fourth degree. According to the charge, on November 20, 2016, that he allegedly “knowingly discharge a firearm while in or on a motor vehicle.”

In addition to the felony charge, Cundiff also faces two misdemeanor charges. He was charged with one count of violating general hunting and trapping provisions, a misdemeanor of the first degree. He is also charged with one count of Hunting without Permission, a misdemeanor of the third degree. There are specifications on the indictment for forfeiture of property on each count, namely a 12 gauge Remington 870 Wingmaster shotgun and a silver 2001 Chevy Truck because both were used when he allegedly committed the crimes.