Poaching Could Put You In Jail In East Texas
For the hunting enthusiasts out there, and I personally know plenty of them, waiting for the appropriate season and shooting in the appropriate vicinity is all part of the sport. So, why would you want to hunt illegally and risk damaging your bank account, or far worse, spending time behind bars?
Guess we better ask the East Texas men that conducted guided tours of white tail deer and mule deer killing — breaking the law along the way.
KTRE reports that Texas Parks and Wildlife has been investigating a massive case of poaching in East Texas, and that more than 30 deer were illegally killed in Wood and Rains County.
Four men have been convicted, but over 500 others have been fined.
The fines range from $41,000, to 3,000 hours of community services, and even 12 years in jail and/or probation. Yikes!