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Published November 12, 2009, 01:09 PM

Hunter accused of illegally killing record buck

RED WING, Minn. (AP) — A bow-and-arrow hunter is accused of illegally taking a trophy white-tailed buck in Goodhue County.

RED WING, Minn. (AP) — A bow-and-arrow hunter is accused of illegally taking a trophy white-tailed buck in Goodhue County.

Troy Alan Reinke of Cannon Falls was charged Thursday with 13 counts of illegally taking a deer.

Court records say Reinke shot the deer on Halloween while hunting on private land. The state Department of Natural Resources believes the buck has the largest set of eight-point antlers ever measured.

Prosecutors say it's not the only buck Reinke killed in October. They say he admitted taking two others. The charges carry a maximum year in jail, $19,000 in fines and revocation of his hunting license if convicted.

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