BOISE, Idaho — Federal prosecutors say a father and son from Orofino have pleaded guilty to digging up tribal artifacts on federal land along the Salmon River.
Prosecutors say 67-year-old Eddie Leroy Anderson and 33-year-old Eddie Joseph Anderson Junior each pleaded guilty this week to a misdemeanor.
The two men were charged with knowingly digging holes, sifting soil and looking for arrowheads in April 2009. Their activity took place without a permit in the Salmon River Canyon near the mouth of Graves Creek.
The crime is considered a Class A misdemeanor and carries a maximum prison term of one year and a fine up to $10,000.
A sentencing date has not yet been set.