2 men face felony charges for illegally killing deer in Warren

Published On: Dec 27 2012 09:32:38 AM EST
Updated On: Dec 27 2012 09:36:58 AM EST
WARREN, Mich. -

Two suspected bow hunters accused of killing a deer in violation of Warren's hunting ban face a four-year felony charge.

Nineteen-year-old Myles Ehret of Royal Oak and 27-year-old William Francis of Riverview are expected to be arraigned in a Macomb County courtroom on Thursday.

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Warren police say the men dragged a deer out of a wooded area in the suburban Detroit community on Dec. 21.

Residents in the area have complained about hearing gunshots.

Police found a dead 5-point buck at Francis' Wayne County home, reports The Macomb Daily.

Officers confiscated the deer and expect to donate it to an organization that helps the poor.

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Ehret and Francis remain free on a $10,000 bond.

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