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Man cited for deer, alligator violations

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 30-year-old man has been cited for alleged deer and alligator violations in Jefferson Parish.

Agents with the state Department of Wildlife and Fisheries cited Julio Cesar Agu Marroquin, who lives in Metairie but is a legal resident of Guatemala, for various violations including hunting deer using illegal methods, failing to comply with deer tagging requirements, illegal possession of alligator parts or skins during a closed season, obtaining a hunting license fraudulently.

Penalties range from $100 to $950 in fines and from 15 to 120 days in prison.

The agents seized the subjects 30-30 Winchester Rifle, the subjects fraudulently obtained licenses, the deer and the alligator skin and parts.

Agents received a complaint Jan. 26 about a man skinning a deer in his yard in Metairie. Agents arrived and saw the man in possession of a freshly killed untagged deer that he admitted killing with a 30-30 rifle in Orleans Parish. That area is currently only open to bow or primitive firearms.

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