Charges Dropped Against Elk Antler Theft Suspects

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Charges have been dropped against two men accused of stealing antlers from the David L. Lawrence Convention Center during the NRA Convention in Pittsburgh.

Gary Felts, 49, and Stephen Lee, 44, were accused of taking two sets of elk antlers with scores of 522 inches and 486 inches and walking down Penn Avenue with them.

The owner, 56-year-old elk hunter Mike Ferguson of Idaho appraised the one set of antlers at $500,000

They were orginially charged with theft by unlawful taking and criminal conspiracy.

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