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LDWF Agents Issue Citations for Illegal Deer Hunting Activity

LDWF Agents Issue Citations for Illegal Deer Hunting Activity
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POSTED: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 2:30am

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 2:34am

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents cited ten Louisiana citizens for alleged deer hunting violations from December of 2011 to February of 2012 in Webster and Bienville parishes.

After receiving a public tip about illegal night hunting activities in Webster and Bienville parishes, agents initiated an investigation in December of 2011 that led to several illegal hunting violations.

Agents cited Devan Lucas, 20, of Haughton, for hunting from a moving vehicle, hunting deer using illegal methods, discharging a firearm from a public road, taking deer from a public road, taking deer during illegal hours, hunting without muzzleloader, big game or resident licenses and failing to comply with deer tagging requirements.

Michael Jay Brunson, 19, of Heflin, was cited for hunting deer during illegal hours, hunting deer from a public road, discharging a firearm from a public road, hunting from a moving vehicle and taking deer with artificial light.

Max Boyd, 21, of Ringgold, was cited for hunting and taking deer during illegal hours, hunting deer from a public road, discharging a firearm from a public road, taking a spotted fawn and hunting from a moving vehicle.

Nathan Jensen, 19, of Minden, was cited for discharging a firearm from a public road, hunting and taking deer during illegal hours, failing to comply with deer tagging requirements, hunting and taking deer from a public road and hunting from a moving vehicle.

Sean Tyler Tobin Gray, 18, of Sibley, was cited for hunting and taking deer during illegal hours, hunting deer from a public road, hunting from a moving vehicle, discharging a firearm from a public road, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Taylor Collins, 18, and Jonathon Turner, 20, both of Minden, and Richard Watkins, 18, of Haughton, were each cited for hunting and taking deer during illegal hours, hunting from a moving vehicle and hunting and taking deer from a public road.

Asa Crownover, 19, and Michael Franklin, 18, both of Minden, were each cited for hunting and taking deer during illegal hours.

Agents are still investigating how many deer were taken, but as of now have allegedly confirmed 15 deer taken illegally.

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