IA: Jury convicts man who ran Iowa hunting guide service of leading illegal deer hunts in 2008
November 15, 2013
DES MOINES, Iowa — A Pennsylvania man who operated a hunting
guide service in southern Iowa has been convicted of carrying out
illegal hunts for whitetail deer in 2008.
A jury in Des
Moines on Thursday found Rodney Hughes of Mayfield, Penn., guilty of
seven counts of the unlawful sale of deer taken in interstate
commerce. Jurors also found him guilty of six counts of willfully
submitting false information to state authorities.
had relatives and friends obtain hunting tags that were used for the
deer the hunters killed. He reported the false tag information to
the state of Iowa.
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