(MANILLA) - Indiana
Conservation Officers are investigating a case of illegal hunting
that took place in rural Rush County that lead to the arrest of a
Authorities received a complaint about for
shots fired. Deputies were able to obtain witness statements
that led them to the residence of Jacob W. Tillison, 20 of
Indiana Conservation Officer Ted Stine arrived at
the address and began to question Tillison about the shooting.
Tillison admitted that he had used his semi-automatic rifle and not
his Winchester 30/30. When asked about the false information given,
Tillison stated that he did not want to lose his semi-automatic
rifle. Tillison was arrested and booked into the Rush County
jail for "Obstruction of Justice" and faces numerous fish and
wildlife charges that may include hunting coyotes out of season,
hunting by the aid of a motor vehicle, hunting without a valid
license and hunting without consent of the landowner.
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