Naples man arrested for trespassing & illegally hunting deer

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COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — A Naples man has been arrested after he illegally shot a deer and trespassed in a private orange grove area.

According to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), on August 14 at around 8:48 a.m. deputies approached a truck that was parked near a gate with a no trespassing sign on County Road 858.

The gate led to an orange cove and deputies saw a rifle, handgun and bow in the unoccupied truck. While looking around the truck deputies saw a man identified as 27-year-old Rafael Rodriguez Iglesias come out from the orange trees, CCSO said.

According to the report, Rodriguez Iglesias was wearing camouflage with boots and carried an orange with him. He told deputies he had gone on the property to relieve himself and had been hunting at Okaloacoochee Slough.

Deputies confirmed Rodriguez Iglesias had an out-of-county warrant for armed trespassing and illegal hunting, CCSO said.

According to CCSO, Deputies found a dead deer and a large pool of blood on the trail that Rodriguez Iglesias had came from. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) responded to the scene.

Rodriguez Iglesias was served the warrant and faces additional charges of trespassing, illegal hunting and illegal taking of fruit. He was taken to the Immokalee Jail.

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