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Facebook Photos Lead to Poacher Arrest

Two Florida residents have been arrested after they illegally killed a deer and posted pictures of themselves skinning it on Facebook.

9/10/2010

Two Iverness, Fla., residents have been arrested after they illegally killed a deer and posted pictures of themselves skinning it on Facebook. William Andrew Buchanan, 21, and Tara Anne Carver, 19,  admitted to the violations and were cited according to investigators from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

“FWC officers received information that the photos had been published on Facebook and investigated the tip,” said Lt. Steve Farmer, investigations supervisor. “Investigators then interviewed Buchanan and Carver.”

Read the full story from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.


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