13 cited during opening weekend of gun season for deer hunting
November 21, 2011
Thirteen people were issued tickets during the opening weekend of gun
season for deer hunting in Wyoming County.
Evan Countryman, 24 of Castile, Allen Hawks, 54 of Wyoming, Roger
Fronczak, 46 of Silver Springs, and Richard Simpson, 47 of Perry, were
issued a citation for failure to tag a deer.
Meggan Petti, 25 of Penfield, was cited for failing to carry proper
Scott Petti Jr., 29 of Penfield, was issued citations for illegal
killing of an antlered deer and failure to tag a deer.
Daryl Mays, 36 of Batavia, was ticketed for the illegal taking of an
antler-less deer and failure to tag a deer.
Rocky Gringer, also of Batavia, was cited for having a loaded firearm
in a vehicle.
Donald Washburn Jr., 35 of Lakeville, was issued citations for
attempt to take a deer with the aid of a motor vehicle, accepting the
back tag on another person, illegal attempt to kill an antlered deer and
having a loaded firearm in a vehicle.
Darryl Allen of Perry was cited for illegal lending of an antlered
deer carcass tag and hunting without a valid license. Christopher
Schaeffer, 42 of Ontario, was also cited for hunting without a valid
Richard Covell, 43 of Perry, was issued a citation for failure to
properly complete a deer carcass tag.
Sixty-year-old James Backus of Piffard was issued citations for
hunting deer with a semi-automatic rifle capable of more than six rounds
and illegal taking of an antler-less deer.
Troopers and DEC officials say they will continue to aggressively
enforce the rules and regulations governing safe hunting in New York for
the remainder of the season.
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