Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 12, 2022

Woman Gets 5-Year Ban From Grand Teton for False Report on Missing Hiker

The New York Times reports

A woman accused of providing false information about a missing hiker in Grand Teton National Park has been banned from the park for five years, officials said.

The woman, Heather Mycoskie, 40, may not enter the park in northwest Wyoming under a deferred prosecution agreement, park officials said in a statement on Thursday. She must also pay $17,600 in restitution.

The National Park Service said it spent about 532 hours conducting searches and investigations in response to the false report.

Read more at Woman Gets 5-Year Ban From Grand Teton for False Report on Missing Hiker – The New York Times

 


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