Man cited for deer with spots

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited Christopher Eric Myers, 24, of Lafayette, for allegedly taking a spotted fawn on Nov. 29.

While patrolling on the Big Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA), agents came into contact with Myers and found him to be in possession of a spotted fawn. After talking with Myers and obtaining information about the fawn, agents found that it was taken on Big Lake WMA during the either sex deer hunt. It is illegal to take or posses a spotted fawn in Louisiana.

Taking or possessing a spotted fawn carries a fine between $500 to $750, and jail time between 15 to 30 days.

Agents participating in the case were Senior Agents Brandon Miller and John Hendrix.

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