Second man sentenced in game warden assaults

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The second of two men arrested last fall for assaulting two Texas game wardens following a high-speed pursuit in Limestone County has been sentenced to 30 years in prison following guilty pleas to five felonies.
Four others charged with helping hide the two men convicted of the assaults also have entered pleas and received sentences.
Two Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game wardens had been doing surveillance in response to complaints of illegal road hunting on the morning of Oct. 5, 2013 when they saw a vehicle without headlights and followed it. They watched it enter private property in Limestone County. After hearing breaking glass, wardens suspected a burglary was taking place. When the vehicle started to leave the property, the wardens tried to stop it.

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