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DNR could drop charges in deer case

CONNERSVILLE, Ind. -- It's usually a case of animal cruelty that gets people in trouble, but one Hoosier couple is in trouble for rescuing an animal.

New developments in the case of a Connersville couple that nursed a baby deer back health.

It's illegal to possess a wild animal without a license, so the couple was facing charges. Just this week, Governor Mike Pence asked the DNR to reevaluate the case and recommended the charges be dismissed.

Not everyone is on board.

The couple could face up to 60 days in jail and a $500 fine.

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