Former Illinois State Attorney Cited For Poaching Deer

On Nov. 22, William K. Richardson, 45, of Benton received six citations -- including one ticket for the unlawful taking of more than two bucks during deer season (three bucks).

_Richardson also was issued two citations for failing to tag deer (8-point buck and small fork buck), two for failing to check in deer by 10 p.m. and one for failing to check in deer by 10 p.m. (parental responsibility -- on a deer taken by his son, a juvenile).
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Until early summer, he had been on the legal staff of the IDNR in Springfield.