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Forest Lake Officer Cleared in Shooting of 2 'Pet' Deer April 6, 2012 Minnesota

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... The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources told police that the deer should be destroyed on site because the deer could have been escapees from a private game ... Jeff and Lee Ann Carpenter had been feeding the two deer since they were fawns and gave them colorful collars to identify them ...

Forest Lake: Minn. Officer Who Shot Deer Cleared of Wrongdoing April 6, 2012 Minnesota, Officer.com
The Forest Lake police officer who shot and killed two young deer in January, outraging a man who had put collars on them, did not violate any laws, the Washington County sheriff's office determined. County officials completed their review last month and called the complaint filed against the officer "not sustained," according to a statement from Forest Lake Police Chief Rick Peterson... 

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