The 21st Judicial District Court sentenced two Louisiana men on Nov. 28, 2005 in
Tangipahoa for illegal night hunting activity.
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents cited
Patrick Fink Jr., 22, of Hammond and Christopher Brown, 22, of Albany for
hunting violations that occurred on Jan. 25 and 26, 2005 in the Wadesboro area
of Tangipahoa Parish.
Fink pled guilty to two counts of deer hunting during illegal hours, hunting
deer from a public road, hunting from a moving vehicle, hunting raccoons
illegally and two counts of hunting deer illegally from a boat. Judge Beth Wolf
ordered Fink to pay $2,600 in fines, plus court costs and to serve 120 days in
jail. The jail sentence was suspended. Fink also paid over $300 for release of
his truck and boat from impoundment.
Brown pled guilty to deer hunting during illegal hours, hunting deer from a
public road, hunting from a moving vehicle, hunting raccoons illegally and
hunting deer illegally from a boat. Judge Wolf fined him $1,600, plus court
costs and gave him a 120-day suspended jail sentence.
Agents participating in the case were Senior Agent Toby Miller, Sgt. Dane Thomas
and Lt. Len Yokum.