Release Date: 12/27/2006

A Lincoln Parish man was sentenced Dec. 13th in 3rd Judicial District Court in Ruston after pleading guilty to taking two antlerless deer in one day and failure to wear hunters orange.
3rd Judicial District Court Judge Wayne Smith sentenced Ryan M. Combs, 21, of Choudrant to pay a $50 fine for the hunters orange violation and $250 plus court costs in the amount of $120 for taking over the daily limit of deer. 

Combs was also ordered to pay a $524 civil restitution to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for one of the deer taken.  Combs was cited by LDWF Enforcement Division agents with the two does on Oct. 21 during the special muzzleloader season.  Agents seized both deer and donated them to charity.

Agents participating in the case were Lt. Mike Rockett, Sgt. Thomas Risser and Senior Agents Scott Jeansonne and Stan House.

For more information, contact Lt. Col. Keith LaCaze at or 225-765-2988.