Vermont -(Ammoland.com)- On January 19, 2016 Christopher Brough Sr., 45, of Rockingham, Vermont appeared in Windham Superior Court and pled guilty to taking big game by illegal means, taking deer in closed season and giving false information to a police officer.
On December 7, 2015 Warden David Taddei was driving by Mr. Brough’s residence when he noticed an antlerless deer hanging from the front porch. Warden Taddei stopped to inspect the deer for compliance with Fish and Wildlife regulations.
While inspecting the deer, Warden Taddei was told that it was shot by Christopher Brough Sr. and that it was reported at the RT 5 Shell Station in Rockingham as a bow and arrow kill.
December 5, 2015 was opening day of the second part of the Vermont archery deer season which coincides with muzzleloader deer season.
Warden Taddei noticed that a wound on the deer was inconsistent with an arrow wound and believed that the deer was shot with a bullet. Christopher Brough Sr. did not have a muzzleloader tag for an antlerless deer. Warden Taddei seized the deer for further …Read the Rest