RUSTON, La. The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce president is in
trouble with Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries for methods allegedly
chosen to defend his back yard and garden.
Scott Terry has been cited for shooting seven squirrels during closed
squirrel-hunting season and allegedly discarding them outside his
Wildlife and Fisheries officials say during questioning, Terry
allegedly admitted to shooting the squirrels with a .22 caliber pellet
pistol because they had become a nuisance in his garden and yard.
The penalties for shooting squirrels during a closed season is a fine
of between 250 and five-hundred dollars, or jail time up to 90 days or
both plus court costs.
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