LAFAYETTE PARISH MAN CITED FOR NIGHT HUNTING VIOLATIONS

Release Date: 08/11/2008

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited a Lafayette Parish man on July 31 for alleged night hunting violations near Longpine in Avoyelles Parish.


Acting on a complaint, agents cited Cy Brown, 31, of Carencro after conducting an investigation into alleged night hunting violations.  Upon making contact, Brown confessed to taking feral hogs at night. 


Feral hogs may be taken year round, but must be taken during legal shooting hours from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.  Brown was cited for hunting wild quadrupeds during illegal hours and hunting from a moving vehicle.


Hunting wild quadrupeds during illegal hours and hunting from a moving vehicle each carry fines between $250 and $500, or jail time up to 90 days, or both plus court costs.


Agents participating in the case were Capt. Lastie Cormier, Capt. Peter Olivier, Sgt Travis Huval and Senior Agent Lance Devillier.


For more information, contact Capt. Lastie Cormier at 337-948-0257 or lcormier@wlf.louisiana.gov.


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