11 arrested after illegal buck kills in W.Va.

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Eleven people, including some juveniles, have been arrested after several illegal buck kills in Clay and Roane counties, West Virginia Natural Resources Police say.

Investigators say the illegal hunting happened from October to late December, and the investigation took more than a week.

Officers say eight bucks were illegally killed, including five that were shot with a rifle as they were spotlighted.

The suspects, including one non-resident, face 25 charges including spotlighting, illegal possession of wildlife, use of a caliber illegal to hunt deer, hunting closed season and obstructing/providing false information.

No names have been released at this time.



 
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