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Wayne Co. deputies looking for non-hunters who shot 2 deer before dumping them on side of the road

Posted at 2:06 PM, Dec 03, 2019

WAYNE COUNTY, Ohio — The Wayne County Sheriff's Office is looking for information after two deer were dumped on the side of the road after being shot by non-hunters, according to a Facebook post from the department.

On Nov. 22, between 8:30 a.m. and 9 p.m., two deer were shot by what was described as "criminals" and then dumped on Bair Road, just east of North Kohler.

The area where the deer were found is southeast of Orrville.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Aaron Brown, State Wildlife Officer for Wayne County, at 1-800-POACHER.

Ohio's deer-gun season is open until Sunday, Dec. 8, and then again from Dec. 21 through Dec. 22.

On opening day, hunters killed 15,501 deer throughout the state, according to ODNR. During the 2018 season, 13,651 deer were taken on the opening day of gun season.