LDWF Agent Receives Award for Migratory Gamebirds Enforcement

Release Date: 09/10/2019

Sgt. Charlie Ferrington and Lt. Lane Kincaid

A Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agent was honored by the Mississippi Flyway Council at the Sept. 5 Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission meeting in Baton Rouge.

Sgt. Charlie Ferrington, of Aimwell, received the Louisiana Waterfowl Enforcement Officer of the Year award from the Mississippi Flyway Council.  The Mississippi Flyway Council recognizes law enforcement officers from each state who make outstanding contributions to the protection of waterfowl.

Sgt. Ferrington mainly patrols LaSalle Parish and has been an agent since 2005.

Sgt. Ferrington was honored for his participation in numerous illegal waterfowl hunting investigations.  His cases have involved hunting migratory game birds over a baited area, using toxic shot to take waterfowl, using a shotgun capable of holding more than three shells and hunting without licenses.