LDWF agents cite two people for deer hunting violations in Bienville Parish

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited two subjects for alleged deer hunting violations in Bienville Parish on Oct. 26.

Agents cited Cynthia Scott, 66, of Lake Charles, for taking a spotted fawn and Alvin E. Smith, 55, of Taylor, for possession of a spotted fawn.

Agents received a complaint about someone killing a spotted fawn near Taylor on the morning of Oct. 26. Agents learned that Scott harvested a spotted fawn with a crossbow and then took it to Smith to process the fawn on Oct. 26.

Taking and possessing a spotted fawn brings a $500 to $750 fine and 15 to 30 days in jail for each offense.

Scott also faces civil restitution totaling $1,624 for the replacement value of the illegally taken deer. Agents also seized the spotted fawn.

Agents participating in the case are Corporal Will Holomon and Lt. Frank Reger.