Charges dismissed against cop that kept deer

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence requested that the DNR dismiss the charges filed last November with the deputy

By Katie Nickas
Indiana AgriNews

INDIANAPOLIS — The story of Dani the Deer has spotlighted the Indiana Department of Natural Resource's rules regarding possession of wildlife.

Connersville couple Jeff and Jennifer Coun-celler attracted publicity this month when state officials revealed they had kept a young whitetail deer, which they named Dani, for two years without the re-quired permit from the DNR.

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