Trial date set for Moab man accused of stealing dinosaur footprint
Jared Ehlers, of Moab, walks with his defense attorney Tara Isaacson after appearing in court Wednesday, April 30, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Ehlers has has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of stealing a fossilized dinosaur footprint. He is accused of dislodging a piece of sandstone with a three-toed ancient dinosaur track from the Hell's Revenge jeep Trail in the Sand Flats Recreation Area near Moab. Ehlers is charged under a federal law passed in 2009 to protect paleontological artifacts.
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