FL: Facebook leads FWC officers to cousins suspected of illegal hunting
September 27, 2012
By Dana Treen, Jacksonville.com
Florida game officers
alerted by Facebook users complaining about online photos of a
freshly killed 8-point buck have cited two cousins for hunting deer
at night out of season.
James Harris, 18, of Macclenny and
William Harris, 22, of Statenville, Ga., were cited for killing a
deer in the area of the Sandhill Grade in the Osceola Wildlife
Management Area before hunting season opened. James Harris posted a
photo of the buck online accompanied by a photo of him holding an
alligator, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
The Harrises were cited for taking deer during a
closed season in a management area at night with a gun and light and
near a public roadway.
James Harris was also cited with
possession of an alligator without a permit.
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