CLOSED SEASON FROGGERS CITED IN ST LANDRY PARISH

Release Date: 05/14/2007

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited Brady L. Chautin, 26, and David M. Turner Jr., 23, both of Arnaudville, and Ross J. Fredrick, 25, of Breaux Bridge on May 4 for alleged closed season frogging violations in St. Landry Parish.
 
Agents responded to a complaint near Arnaudville and stopped the three men as they exited a crawfish pond.  The three men were found in possession of nine frogs.  The season for frogging is closed during the months of April and May. 
 
If convicted, the penalty for frogging during a closed season carries a fine up to $500, or jail time not more than 90 days, or both plus court costs.  All the frogs were seized and released back to the wild.
 
Agents participating in this case were Sgt. Travis Huval and Agent Lance Devillier.


For more information, contact Lt. Col. Keith LaCaze at 225-765-2469 or klacaze@wlf.louisiana.gov.
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