Two men were reported to have been seen illegally hunting at Bussey Brake Wildlife Management area on Thursday, Jan. 4.

Two men were reported to have been seen illegally hunting at Bussey Brake Wildlife Management area on Thursday, Jan. 4.

Both the Morehouse Parish Sheriff's Office and agents from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries arrived at Bussey Brake about noon and witnessed two men appearing to be hunting on the backside of the levee.

Rickey D. Nelson Sr. and Rickey D. Nelson Jr., 22, were issued numerous citations from the Louisiana WLF for violations.

Nelson Sr. was arrested and booked by the MPSO. He was charged with illegally possessing numerous firearms by a convicted felon and other failure to appear warrants.

Morehouse Parish Sheriff Mike Tubbs said Arkansas Game and Fish Commission agents also arrived and had prior violations on Nelson Sr.

Nelson Sr., 515 Van Frank St., is currently being held at the Morehouse Parish Jail.