Barry, Illinois outfitter receives 50 citations & warnings for illegal deer hunting
BARRY, Il. —
Updated Nov. 15, 2017
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police have issued more than 50 citations and warnings for illegal deer hunting and related offenses this month.
The illegal activity was discovered during enforcement details in Pike and Adams Counties last week.
Conservation police focused on activities on deer hunting properties managed by Hadley Creek Outfitters, based in Barry, Illinois.
According to the IDNR, those activities included the unlawful feeding of white-tailed deer and allowing clients to hunt deer over a baited area.
The investigation is part of a Western Illinois Deer Hunting Enforcement Detail.
The IDNR Conservation Police posted the following statement on its Facebook page Wednesday.
Original Story Nov. 11, 2017
Hadley Creek Outfitters is now under investigation for possible deer hunting violations.
Sargent Eric Myers with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources confirmed with KHQA this evening that the Barry, Illinois hunting area is under a thorough investigation for possible violations.
Sgt. Myers says the outfitting company is working well with officials and details won't be released until the investigation concludes.
KHQA also reached out to Hadley Outfitters, who would not comment on the investigation at this time, said no arrests have been made.
We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.