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Deer Poached from Whitetail Game Breeding Facility

October 23, 2011

10/24/11 Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the shooting of two whitetail deer from J&C Deer Farms at 68286 CR 29 in New Paris, Indiana. J&C Deer Farms is a privately owned DNR licensed game breeder facility. The incident occurred between the evening hours of Friday, October 21st and 8:00 a.m. Saturday, October 22nd . A 1 ½ year old breeder buck was found dead in its enclosure with an arrow in it. The deer’s head was removed and taken from the property. The owner reported the deer had ten points on the left half of the antler and the right half had previously been damaged. A second deer was found alive with an arrow stuck in its back. The deer was tranquilized and treated for its injuries. Conservation Officers are asking that anyone with information regarding this senseless act to contact IDNR North Region Enforcement Headquarters at (765) 473-9722.

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