Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited an Alexandria man for alleged deer hunting violations on Sept. 1 near Alexandria.
Agents cited Boyd Q. Martin Jr., 64, for taking deer during a closed season, taking deer during illegal hours, taking deer with an illegal weapon and possession of an illegally taken deer.
Martin Jr. said he took the hindquarters off the deer and then dragged the deer carcass into the woods. Agents seized the deer meat.
Hunting deer during a closed season and hunting deer during illegal hours brings a $900 to $950 fine and up to 120 days in jail. Possession of an illegally taken deer brings a $400 to $950 fine and up to 120 days in jail. Hunting deer with an illegal weapon carries a $250 to $500 fine and 90 days in jail.
Martin Jr. may also face civil restitution totalling $1,624 for the replacement value of the illegally taken deer.