LA: DWF cites man, permitted as a nuisance alligator hunter, with 26 violations
August 20, 2013
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — A man who was enrolled in the state's
nuisance animal program and permitted as a nuisance alligator hunter
has been cited with 26 alligator violations.
agents with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited
David Caveretta, 51, last week with 10 counts of illegal possession
of alligator skins and parts, and four counts each of taking
alligators without a license, taking alligators during a closed
season, failing to comply with alligator tagging requirements and
not abiding the nuisance alligator program rules and regulations.
Failing to adhere to the program's rules and failing to comply
with alligator tagging requirements each brings a $100 to $350 fine
and up to 60 days in jail for each count.
without a license carries a $250 to $500 fine and up to 90 days in
jail for each count. Taking alligators during a closed season and
possessing alligator skins and parts each brings a $400 to $950 fine
and up to 120 days in jail for each count.
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