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Utah man accused of illegally killing deer in Nevada

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LINCOLN COUNTY, Nev. (ABC4 News) – A Utah man was arrested and charged with the illegal killing of a mule deer in Lincoln County near the Utah border in November 2016.

The arrest comes after a joint investigation between the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) and Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.

Brayden Ray Norton, 21, of Washington, Utah, is accused of illegally killing of a large mule deer buck, a category E felony, and the unlawful possession of a deer, a gross misdemeanor, as well as a slew of misdemeanors related to the killing. 

Nevada wildlife officials said Norton has never had a hunting license or a big game tag in Nevada.

“This is one of those cases in which the individual thought they had gotten away with something but didn’t realize that our game wardens never stop looking for new evidence or leads,” said Tyler Turnipseed, Chief Game Warden for NDOW. “New evidence came to light and with the help of our counterparts in Utah, we were able to build a solid case against this individual.” 

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