Deer Jackers Targeted in New York

More than 100 people have been charged with more than 250 offenses related to illegal deer hunting in New York.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Pete Grannis announced today that Operation Jackhammer focused on the illegal taking of deer by using artificial light -- a practice commonly known as "deer jacking."

"Taking of Deer with the Aid of an Artificial Light" is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $250 to $2,000 and/or up to a year in jail.

You can read the full story here.


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