McMINNVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A hunter faces charges after Warren County sheriff's deputies say he killed someone's pet deer.
Cpt. Tommy Myers says David Allen Beard confessed to spotlighting and shooting a pet fallow deer that was within a fenced area on private property.
The deer's owner says the animal was worth over $5,000.
Beard is charged with spotlighting, theft and shooting from a roadway.
Myers said Beard was captured after neighbors heard shooting and called authorities.
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