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      Man gets up to 4 years prison for sheep skull sale

      COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) A man with a long criminal history will spend up to four years in prison after he was convicted of selling a bighorn sheep skull without the proper documents.


      The Coeur d'Alene Press reports that 36-year-old Christopher Blair of Spokane was sentenced on Tuesday in 1st District Court in Coeur d'Alene.


      Prosecutors say Blair knew he was committing a crime by selling the skull belonging to the wild sheep, one of Idaho's iconic species.


      But it's not the first time Blair has gotten into hot water.


      He has a prior felony burglary conviction, and misdemeanor convictions for theft, shoplifting, driving while suspended, and two DUIs.


      According to Blair's sentence, he'll have to spend at least a year behind bars before he's eligible for release.


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      Information from: Coeur d'Alene Press

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