Thibodaux councilman found guilty of illegal duck hunting
THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — State officials say a Thibodaux city councilman has been sentenced to jail after he pleaded guilty to hunting ducks with lead shot and violating a three-year federal probation that included a hunting ban.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said in a news release Wednesday 67-year-old Lloyd Badeaux was fined $560 for hunting with lead shot and sentenced to 30 days in jail for violating his probation.
Wildlife and Fisheries officials say 76-year-old Bobby Chauvin, of Theriot, Badeaux's hunting partner, was also fined $560 for using lead shot.
In 2013, Badeaux was fined $5,010 and sentenced to a three-year hunting probation, which included a hunting ban, after he shot and killed more than 50 ducks — a number well over the legal limit — near Dularge in 2011.
Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Posted on Fri, March 13, 2015
by The Lafourche Gazette