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Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enforcement agents cited two men for alleged alligator violations on Aug. 15 in St. Mary Parish.

Agents cited Barry Pedigo, 59, of Pensacola, Florida, and Logan Madere, 28,of Westwego, for possessing an alligator during a closed season.

Agents received information about an alligator being illegally harvested at Burns Point Park located in St. Mary Parish.

After investigating the information, agents learned that Pedigo captured an alligator by hand. Pedigo...

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LOVINGTON – Two men pleaded guilty to killing mule deer out of season, unlawful possession, tampering with evidence and other charges filed against them in Lovington District Court last December. Both men received probation and were ordered to pay $2,400 in fines, $330 in court fees and forfeit their rifles earlier this month.

On Dec. 28, 2017, Hobbs District Offic­er Andrew Jolliff received a tip from the Operation Game Thief hotline — a number set up by...

Gun Buyers ClubNew York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Police Officers (ECOs) enforce the 71 Chapters of NY Environmental Conservation Law, protecting fish and wildlife and preserving environmental quality across New York.

In 2017, the 301 ECOs across the state responded to 26,400 calls and issued 22,150 tickets for crimes ranging from deer poaching to corporate toxic dumping and illegal mining, the black market pet trade, and excessive emissions violations.

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If you witness an environmental

Gun Buyers ClubBOONEVILLE – Looting or vandalizing a Native American burial ground can lead to a felony conviction in Arkansas, as two men found out recently. Seth Terry, 25, and Lane Oliver, 22, both were found guilty earlier this year in Logan County Circuit Court of vandalizing an archeological site, which is a Class D felony. They were both sentenced to 36 months of jail time and were each ordered to pay restitution of $2,000.

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In March 2017, Arkansas