Louisiana Department Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division Agents arrested two men for alleged night hunting activity and narcotic violations on Jan. 18 in Morehouse Parish.
Agents arrested Timothy Woodard, 38, and Randall Simmons, 43, both of Bastrop, for hunting wild game quadrupeds during illegal hours, possession methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Agents were investigating illegal night hunting activity in agricultural wheat fields in the area of Viney Woods Road and Fluker Road when they observed Woodard and Simmons actively night hunting with artificial light. After making contact, agents located a readily accessible rifle and methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. The men were taken into custody and transported to Morehouse Parish Jail.
Hunting wild game quadrupeds with an artificial light brings a $250 to $500 fine and up to 90 days in jail. Possession of methamphetamine brings up to a $5,000 fine and five years in jail. Possession of drug paraphernalia carries up to a $500 fine and six months in jail.
Agents participating in the case are Sgt. Josh Estis, Sgt. James Hagan, Senior Agent Wendell Weeks and Senior Agent Ray Ellerbe.
For more information, contact Adam Einck at 225-765-2465 or firstname.lastname@example.org.