By Ben Muir 

Local teens plead not guilty to deer harassment


Pilot file photo

Deer are a common sight in Petersburg, averaging a life span of about 10 years. Above, a mother doe helps her twin fawns cross the on Mitkof Highway last June.

Two Petersburg teens last week pleaded not guilty to charges of harassment in connection to chasing and hitting multiple deer with a pickup truck in early February.

Jasmine Ohmer, 17, and Sebastian Davis, 17, appeared before Judge William Carey in the Petersburg District Court for an arraignment hearing last week. Ohmer pleaded not guilty to harassing game. Davis pleaded not guilty to harassing game, as well as reckless driving.

According to court documents, on Feb. 5, Davis allegedly used a pickup truck to chase and hit two deer

alongside the road, while Ohmer filmed it from the passeng...

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