Men Attempted to Kill Protected Wildlife 

Two Vinalhaven Island men pled guilty to attempting to kill federally protected wild life. 41-year old Stacey Wadleigh and 31-year old Lawrence Sanborn allegedly tried to kill a harbor seal and migratory birds with a bow and arrow. Court records show they were shooting at the animals in Carvers Harbor in September of 2009.The U.S. Attorney’s office says they could face up to eighteen months in prison.