Police: Man took deposits, never completed taxidermy work

LEWISTOWN – A Lewistown man has been arrested and faces 30 charges after he allegedly received various items and deposits for his taxidermy business and never completed the work, Granville Township Police Department reports.

Police said James A. Kulp II, of Lewistown, is charged with 28 counts of theft by deception, one count of theft by failure to make required disposition of funds and one count of receiving stolen property.

Police said Kulp, the owner of Buckhorn Taxidermy, also sold memberships to the Mifflin County Sportsman’s Club and failed to turn in the proceeds from the membership sales.

Police said Kulp was arraigned through Magisterial District Judge Jack E. Miller’s office. He is incarcerated in the Mifflin County Correctional Facility in lieu of $5,000 bond, according to online MCCF records.