Two men face deer poaching chargesOctober 09,2012
ROYALTON – Two Central Vermont men were caught in a Vermont Fish and Wildlife sting Friday aimed at stopping deer poaching.
Mikel Brady, 23, of Randolph, and Joshua Hill, 23, of Bethel, are both facing charges of taking a deer out of season.
Fish and Wildlife set up a deer decoy in Royalton Friday night. Around 10:45 p.m., shots were fired at the decoy and Warden Keith Gallant pulled over the vehicle responsible. Brady, Hill, and a 15-year-old were in the vehicle.
No gun was found in the vehicle, but game wardens found a gun along the roadside after a brother of one of the suspects drove out to the scene with three others to locate the gun.
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