Game warden catches deer poacher through dating app
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A game warden in Oklahoma caught a deer poacher bragging about illegal hunting through their conversations on a dating app this week. 

The Oklahoma Game Wardens posted about the incident on Facebook, including screenshots from game warden Cannon Harrison's dating app conversations with a woman who told him she had just shot a "bigo buck."


The woman shared details about the kill, revealing that she had partaken in two illegal acts: she shot the deer with a rifle outside of Oklahoma's rifle season and used a spotlight to help her shoot the door, CBS News reported.

She reportedly sent Harrison images of the deer head, which the wardens posted on Facebook as well.

Oklahoma Game Wardens in the post said they arrived on her property the next day. They slapped her with fines as she pleaded guilty to three illegal acts, including another hunting violation related to the deer, according to the outlet.

“I’ve spoken with several wardens across the nation, and this seems to be the first of its kind,” Harrison told local outlet Tulsa World.  “You can’t just ignore a broken law that falls right in your lap but was kind of a bummer. She said it was her first deer ever, too.”

The unidentified woman and an accomplice now reportedly face $2,400 in fines. 

"As Game Wardens, our personal lives are often blurred into our professional lives," the group posted on Facebook. "This is often the case when it comes to social media, personal cell phones, and now dating apps...."