Warrant issued for Texan who bags giant gator
POSTED: Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 8:24pm
UPDATED: Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 6:54am
AUSTIN, Texas —
(AP) - A monster 880-pound alligator that was a Dallas lawyer's prize catch last month is now evidence in an
investigation that has resulted in four arrest warrants.
Texas Parks and Wildlife spokesman Mike Cox said Wednesday that 42-year-old Levi McCathern and his three fishing and hunting guides were charged with taking wildlife on private property without the
A man who owns land on the Trinity River in Leon County told state game wardens that a large alligator had been killed on his property without his consent on June 11 and a second, smaller `gator was taken the day before.
Game wardens seized a 13-foot-1-inch alligator and a near 9-foot alligator.
Violators of the Class A misdemeanor face a maximum $4,000 fine and/or one year in jail.