Ohio wildlife officials say two men have been ordered to pay a total of $13,277.60 for illegally taking white-tailed deer from Side Cut Metropark in Maumee.
The state said yesterday that the fine was the largest issued since a new law went into effect last year that allows Ohio to seek bigger penalties for illegally harvesting wildlife.
Twenty-year-old Justin Angles, of Fostoria, and 20-year-old Daniel Mahoney, of Akron, pleaded no contest to charges of taking a deer by illegal means and illegal possession of deer parts.
Both were students at the University of Toledo.
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