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long arm of the law #8033767 11/02/20 02:07 PM
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Sometimes it's hard being me! But somebody has to do it.
Re: long arm of the law [Re: hook_n_line] #8033774 11/02/20 02:13 PM
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Re: long arm of the law [Re: hook_n_line] #8033775 11/02/20 02:13 PM
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Stupid kid. I hope they bust him hard.

Re: long arm of the law [Re: AMF] #8033872 11/02/20 03:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Duke107
Stupid kid. I hope they bust him hard.

Exactly

Hopefully the judge makes him pay full replacement cost of a buck that size to the state and it hits his bank account for several thousand dollars!


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Re: long arm of the law [Re: hook_n_line] #8034143 11/02/20 05:13 PM
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I guess he didn't watch Lone Star Law


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Re: long arm of the law [Re: hook_n_line] #8034146 11/02/20 05:15 PM
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Do stupid things...pay stupid fines.

Re: long arm of the law [Re: AMF] #8034192 11/02/20 05:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Duke107
Stupid kid. I hope they bust him hard.

Re: long arm of the law [Re: hook_n_line] #8034946 11/03/20 02:20 AM
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Want and waste of a trophy animal in Texas will be huge fine, I'd guess owner $5000.00.

Idiot!

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Originally Posted by Hunt Dog
Do stupid things...pay stupid fines.


That's the best way I've ever heard it stated.


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Re: long arm of the law [Re: hook_n_line] #8035209 11/03/20 12:50 PM
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Typical East Texas trash.


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Re: long arm of the law [Re: angus1956] #8035565 11/03/20 04:20 PM
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Originally Posted by angus1956
Want and waste of a trophy animal in Texas will be huge fine, I'd guess owner $5000.00.

Idiot!

It will all depend on the judge that presides over the case.

I have two friends that are GWs and some of the horror stories I've heard of what these thieves have done and the little bit they've paid is sickening!


High fence, low fence, no fence, it really doesn't matter as long as you're hunting!
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I knew about this story the evening it happened as it was a big source of discussion on a site devoted to East Texas hunting. There were two pictures of the culprit and he is holding the bloody deer up for pictures in his regular clothes, no tag, and no smile on the guys face because he knew he hadn't done something to really smile about.

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Originally Posted by Ringtail
I knew about this story the evening it happened as it was a big source of discussion on a site devoted to East Texas hunting. There were two pictures of the culprit and he is holding the bloody deer up for pictures in his regular clothes, no tag, and no smile on the guys face because he knew he hadn't done something to really smile about.


I just don't understand how someone could put a deer on a wall that wasn't taken 100% 'above board' and be proud of it.

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Originally Posted by ILUVBIGBUCKS
Originally Posted by angus1956
Want and waste of a trophy animal in Texas will be huge fine, I'd guess owner $5000.00.

Idiot!

It will all depend on the judge that presides over the case.

I have two friends that are GWs and some of the horror stories I've heard of what these thieves have done and the little bit they've paid is sickening!


One of the worst horrors is not prosecuting one of their own when caught for third time breaking the law.

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Originally Posted by redchevy
I guess he didn't watch Lone Star Law


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Re: long arm of the law [Re: HuntnFly67] #8035736 11/03/20 06:05 PM
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Originally Posted by HuntnFly67
Originally Posted by Ringtail
I knew about this story the evening it happened as it was a big source of discussion on a site devoted to East Texas hunting. There were two pictures of the culprit and he is holding the bloody deer up for pictures in his regular clothes, no tag, and no smile on the guys face because he knew he hadn't done something to really smile about.


I just don't understand how someone could put a deer on a wall that wasn't taken 100% 'above board' and be proud of it.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^EXACTLY^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^


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Re: long arm of the law [Re: fmrmbmlm] #8035737 11/03/20 06:06 PM
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Originally Posted by angus1956
Want and waste of a trophy animal in Texas will be huge fine, I'd guess owner $5000.00.

Idiot!

It will all depend on the judge that presides over the case.

I have two friends that are GWs and some of the horror stories I've heard of what these thieves have done and the little bit they've paid is sickening!


One of the worst horrors is not prosecuting one of their own when caught for third time breaking the law.



Wow
In that case, all should lose their damn jobs!


High fence, low fence, no fence, it really doesn't matter as long as you're hunting!
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Originally Posted by ILUVBIGBUCKS
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Originally Posted by ILUVBIGBUCKS
Originally Posted by angus1956
Want and waste of a trophy animal in Texas will be huge fine, I'd guess owner $5000.00.

Idiot!

It will all depend on the judge that presides over the case.

I have two friends that are GWs and some of the horror stories I've heard of what these thieves have done and the little bit they've paid is sickening!


One of the worst horrors is not prosecuting one of their own when caught for third time breaking the law.



Wow
In that case, all should lose their damn jobs!

Look up GWchris Fried

Re: long arm of the law [Re: snake oil] #8036237 11/03/20 11:08 PM
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Originally Posted by snake oil
Typical East Texas trash.




Nobody ever poached west of 35. clap

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I know one county in South Texas where the fine was $100/inch of gross B&C score. I had heard back about 20 yrs ago now of two out of state hunters that got caught trespassing and poaching a 158" gross score buck that cost them $15,800 each plus the loss of their car( a rental for out state hunters also) and firearms. There were other fines also but not sure exactly how much it was total just the $100/inch part I remember. I have heard of other cases were the fines were extremely high and one guy got caught twice in a short time span and supposedly lost his job and retirement benefits. That buck was a 180+class deer IIRC.


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