Arizona Man Arrested For Poaching Deer In Iowa

After an investigation by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), an Arizona man has been charged with deer poaching in Iowa. Thirty-one-year-old Nicholas W. Slater of Glendale, Ariz. is charged with seven different infractions from an incident on Nov. 19, 2016 in Lake Manawa State Park near Council Bluffs. Slater is charged with no valid non-resident deer license and no valid non-resident deer license antlered or any sex, illegal transportation of deer, illegal taking of deer, illegal possession of deer, hunting on a game refuge and no non-resident hunting license and habitat fee. The total fines add up to $2,343.20 plus liquidated damages for an antlered deer scoring 150 points or less. A judge will determine the liquidated damages. These charges are a part of an ongoing multi-state investigation by the Iowa DNR.