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Hunter in Gibson County arrested

GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) - Indiana Conservation Officers arrest a man who was hunting near Princeton on the opening day of deer firearm season.

Conservation Officers say they saw two men spreading what appeared to be grain throughout a field on Saturday.

Sunday, officers returned to the area and saw the men sitting in a tree stand over the baited area.

46-year-old Neil Lyles from Vincennes was arrested for fleeing law enforcement, hunting deer over bait and no hunting license.

Lyles was also cited for no hunter orange.

31-year-old Ryan Portee from Princeton was also cited for no hunter orange and hunting deer over bait. 

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