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Dangerous donut act online

A B.C. man once acquitted of dangerous driving has now been charged with unlawfully feeding wildlife.

Pictures posted to social media show Randy Scott and co-accused Megan Hiltz feeding or attempting to feed dangerous wildlife.

Scott's Facebook profile still shows a photo of a tattooed arm feeding a bear a donut out of a vehicle window.

B.C.'s Conservation Officer Service posted about the charges on Facebook along with a photo of a person feeding a bear the mini Tim Hortons' donuts.

"During the summer of 2017, BCCOS in the Peace region received complaints regarding individuals posting pictures on social media of bears being unlawfully fed," the service wrote. "Yesterday charges were laid under the BC Wildlife Act concerning this matter."

Scott is no stranger to the courts. He was charged with dangerous driving in 2013 when a video showing him hitting almost 300 Km/h in greater Victoria attracted hundreds of thousands of views on social media. He was acquitted of those charges now court records show Scott and co-accused Megan Hiltz face one count of feeding or attempting to feed dangerous wildlife.

According to his social media posts Scott says, "These guys are at the very top of bc. No tourists or traffic so you can do what you want totally alone with them."

It is illegal to feed bears and cougars in B.C.

Scott was acquitted of the dangerous driving charges after the crown could not prove he was driving the motorcycle.

In 2015, Scott's Lamborghini was seized after he was caught driving twice the posted speed limit on the Trans-Canada Highway in Saanich.

The duo are set to appear in court on Nov. 5.

-with files from CTV



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