A Great Falls man was arrested Thursday morning on five misdemeanor counts of poaching last fall.
Russell Ross Rennick, 52, of 1109 8th Ave. S., was arrested by Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens after a two-month investigation.
Rennick was charged with hunting big game without permission, spotlighting, possessing more than one license, license fraud, and over limits. His bail was set at $2,500 and he was taken to Cascade County Jail.
Rennick allegedly shot deer illegally in Cascade and Meagher counties on more than one occasion last fall.
Assisting in the investigation and arrest was Great Falls Police Department, Animal Control and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.