Really Illegal Taking of a Whitetail

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A 10 point buck that was in line for processing at the Knightstown Locker in Henry County, Indiana has disappeared. Employees called the police to report the missing buck, and the investigation started. Police then discovered a buck matching the 10 point description at another processing facility, waiting to be processed and mounted in Henry County. Surveillance video showed footage of Calvin Ballenger bringing in the deer. Conservation officers were waiting for him when Ballenger came to pick up the processed deer.

He admitted to removing the original tags from the buck before taking the animal to the processing facility. Ballenger was arrested for theft, and faces more charges for wildlife violations one of which; illegal taking of a whitetail. From The


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Oh no...That's my processor.  They pile the deer up in the back cooler and it would be pretty easy to drag one out of there pretty quick without anyone noticing.