The woman who freed a trapped eagle and was cited for springing other traps is heading back to court. In January, the State of Alaska dropped its case against Kathleen Turley. Now, the trapper is suing her for damages in small claims court.
Pete Buist is a past president and board member of the Alaska Trappers Association. He’s now its spokesman. Buist doesn’t know the Juneau trapper, John Forrest, but understands why he’s suing. He says if it were him, he’d do the same thing.
“I say bravo for the trapper. The state won’t do what’s right. He should do what’s right,” Buist says.
Forrest, who’s suing Kathleen Turley for at least $5,000, declined to comment.
In January, Turley (formerly Kathleen Adair at the time of the events) says she sprang…
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