LA: 5 Vermillion Parish hunters fined thousands for taking too many geese and they can't hunt for 2 years
October 26, 2012
LAFAYETTE -- Ryan Frederick, 23, of Kaplan, and Dustin Fontenot,
23, of Abbeville pled guilty to taking over the daily bag limit
of white-fronted geese, hunting geese with an electronic calling
device and for failing to maintain custody of their birds in the
Judge Patrick Hanna ordered Frederick and Fontenot to
each pay a total of $2,155 in fines and fees and placed them on
two years of probation, which includes no hunting of any
migratory game birds.
Zayne Greene, 23, Robert Russo, 21,
and Drew Laborde, 21, all from Abbeville, pled guilty outside of
court at an earlier date to hunting geese with an electronic
calling device and failing to maintain custody of their birds in
the field. These three men each paid $1,770 in fines and fees.
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