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Published: Wednesday, 2/11/2009

2 fined for killing deer at Side Cut Metropark


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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