St. Lawrence County teen caught hunting deer

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A St. Lawrence County man was arrested for illegally hunting deer.


According to the DEC, 18-year-old Elliott Matthews of Hermon shot two white-tail deer in a field in the town of Russell.
 
Matthews admitted to killing the animals and is now facing several charges, including taking deer out of season, using an artificial light, possession of a loaded firearm inside a motor vehicle and discharging a firearm from a public highway.
 
In total, Matthews is facing a $10,000 fine and the potential of losing his hunting license for up to five years.

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