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LA: Two men cited during investigation into deer harvesting

February 1, 2017


BATON ROUGE, LA - Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) enforcement agents cited two Pointe Coupee men for alleged deer hunting violations in Pointe Coupee Parish on Jan. 26.

Agents cited William Melancon, 18, and Abram Glaser, 19, after investigators say the men were hunting deer during illegal hours and hunting from a moving vehicle.

Hunting deer during illegal hours carries a $900 to $950 fine and up to 120 days in jail. Hunting from a moving vehicle carries $250 to $500 fine and up to 90 days in jail. Melancon and Glaser could also face civil restitution totaling $3,249 for the replacement value of the illegally taken deer.

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