Man allegedly charged with illegally shooting deer

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DARLINGTON, Ind. (May 11, 2014) — Indiana Conservation Officers arrested a man for shooting a deer from his tractor on Saturday.

Daniel Crowe, 43 of Darlington was arrested Saturday evening after officers responded to a report of gunshots in a rural area, south-east of Darlington.

Officers located a wounded deer that had been shot in the hind quarters with what appeared to be a high-powered rifle.

Just after 2 a.m. on Sunday, Indiana Conservation Officers made contract with Crowe, who was planting a bean field in the area of the reported gunshots.

Crowe admitted to shooting the deer, from the cab of his tractor.

Crowe will be charged with several charges pertaining to the illegal taking of a white-tailed deer.