Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Scuzzbucket of the Week
A Redneck from Lincoln Parish was cited on Oct. 28 for several deer hunting violations on Owens Road in Ouachita Parish.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Division agents cited Jason E. Flowers, 33, of Ruston, after they observed him allegedly stop his vehicle at approximately 6:20 p.m. and shoot from the roadway at deer that were standing on a pipeline.As agents approached, they noticed what appeared to be a rifle barrel sticking out of the driver's side window. Flowers admitted to shooting from the roadway at one of the deer. Agents looked for the deer but determined the two shots missed.
Flowers was cited for hunting deer from a public road, hunting deer from a moving vehicle and discharging a firearm from a public road.
The penalty for hunting deer from a public road is a fine between $100 and $350 or jail for 60 days or both, plus court costs. Hunting from a moving vehicle carries a fine between $250 and $500 or jail for 90 days or both, plus court costs. Discharging a firearm from a public road is punishable by a fine of $50 or jail for 30 days or both, plus court costs.