from C.A.S.H. Committee To Abolish Sport Hunting

LA: Man, 15-year-old son accused of killing Louisiana black bear

June 26, 2017


NEW IBERIA, LA Elie P. Dupre, 59, and his 15-year-old son both were cited for killing a bear near Lydia in late 2015. The citation can bring up to
120 days in jail and a $950 fine, plus up to $10,000 in civil restitution for the bear's value.

Agents arrested Dupre on Dec. 27, 2015, in a separate night hunting case, and confiscated three firearms.

After further investigation, agents learned that Dupre's son was with him when the black bear was shot.

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