Missouri Man Charged with Federal Lacey Act Violations for Illegally Transporting Live Deer

A Missouri man has been charged with violations of the federal Lacey Act for allegedly transporting live deer illegally across state lines.  

This case highlights one of the NACLEC guiding principles:  collaboration and cooperation between agencies in protecting people and natural resources.  As this case represents, wildlife crime often crosses jurisdictional borders and requires close coordination between states and the US Fish and Wildlife Service agents. 

Read about the charges and the wildlife health implications of the alleged violations here