HOUSTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A father and son in the Houston area were arrested Monday and are being accused of illegally hunting deer on a college campus.
Police said Shane Strickland, 39, and Reed Strickland, 18, were charged for hunting on the campus of the University of Houston-Clear Lake.READ MORE: Severe Weather Threat For North Texas Tuesday Night, Early Wednesday Morning
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KTRK reports the campus is on a nature habitat and that wildlife in the area are protected from hunters.
Police told KTRK that the two were arrested after officers received a report about a deer blind and deer corn on the campus. According to police, the two had just killed a deer using a crossbow.MORE NEWS: Lawlessness Once Reigned On 'Hell's Half Acre' In Downtown Fort Worth
Police said the two aren’t affiliated with the school. They were later released from jail after posting bond.