Posted September 4, 2015 11:05 pm by Comments

By Vanessa Torres

Wild Turkey
Three Men Cited for Closed Season Turkey Violations in Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Louisiana -(Ammoland.com)- Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited three men for alleged closed season turkey violations on Aug. 16 in Bienville Parish.

Agents cited James Kearney, 29, of Ringgold, Daniel Hollis, 25, of Arcadia, and Michael Foster, 51, of Sibley, for hunting from a public road. Kearney was also cited for taking a turkey illegally during a closed season. Hollis and Foster were also cited for possession of an illegally taken turkey.

Responding to an anonymous tip, agents were able to make contact with Hollis and Foster at Hollis’ residence. Upon questioning, the two men admitted to be in a truck when Kearney shot a turkey from Pietsch Road near Ringgold on Aug. 15. The two men also told the agent that the turkey was in an ice chest in Hollis’ front yard.

Agents involved in the case are Bryant Coburn, Jared McIver and Mike Kelley.

Taking turkey during a closed season brings a $900 to $950 fine and up to 120 days in jail. Possession of an illegally taken turkey carries …read more

Source:: AmmoLand

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