VERONA – A Durhamville man was charged with multiple offenses under
the Fish and Wildlife Law.
Mark R. Boncella, 45, of Mills Road in Durhamville, was charged with
two counts of killing a wild deer except as permitted under the Fish and
Wildlife Law, two counts of taking a deer with a rifle during the bow
season in the southern zone, one count of taking big game in excess of
bag limit, and one count of falsifying a legal document, all misdemeanor
On Nov. 16, at 1 p.m. in the Town of Verona, Conservation Officer
Vernon Fonda from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
responded to a call that someone possibly shot a large deer with a rifle
in the Southern Zone.
Upon arrival, a 10-point buck was found hanging inside the barn.
After interviewing the resident, it was determined the deer had been
taken illegally. Further interview determined that another deer had also
been taken illegally. A 10-point, and 15-point buck were both seized as
The charges are answerable to the Town of Verona Court.
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