A Circleville man pleaded guilty to wildlife violations after providing false information to a deer check in station last year.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife says Rob McCarley of Circleville pleaded guilty checking in a hunting preserve buck as a wild deer. McCarley reported to a deer check station that he killed the trophy buck with a longbow on private property in Franklin County. State wildlife officers were later informed that the deer was taken legally, but on a pay to hunt preserve in northeast Ohio and that McCarley paid $12,500 for the deer and shot it with a rifle.
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