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Dec 20, 2011 3:18 PM by Lauren Wilson

5 cited by Wildlife and Fisheries for game bird violations

Agents from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division have cited five Slidell residents. On December 17, these residents were allegedly in violation of migratory game bird laws in Orleans Parish.

Agents cited David Marshall, 55, Charles Efferson, 49, Michael Landry, 42, Robert Landry, 52, and a juvenile for hunting over bait. Agents also cited Robert Landry for an unplugged gun, Michael Landry for hunting with lead shot and the juvenile for over limit of scaup.

These state penalties can bring fines between $400 and $950, or even up to 120 days in jail and forfeiture of anything seized for each offense.

If anyone wants to tip the LADWF, use the tip411 program. Citizens can text LADWF and their tip to 847411 or download the "LADWF Tips" iPhone app from the Apple iTunes store free of charge. CitizenObserver, the tip411 provider, uses technology that removes all identifying information before LDWF receives the text so that LDWF cannot identify the sender.

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