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Complaint leads to alligator violation

3 years ago Monday, October 10, 2011 12:37:32 PM CDT October 10, 2011 Monday, October 10 2011 Oct 10, 2011 in News
Source: WBRZ

BASILE- Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries agents found four live alligators in a container at a home in Evangeline Parish after they received a complaint.

Agents cited John Sonnier for possessing alligators during a closed season.

An agent found the live alligators in a large black container.

Agents said Sonnier admitted his farm captured the alligators and they've been in the container for two weeks.

Taking or possessing alligators during a closed season has a $400 to $950 fine, up to 120 days in jail, or both plus court cost and forfeiture of anything seized.

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