Couple Facing Potential Jail Time for Rescuing Injured Deer

September 27, 2013 Updated Jan 30, 2013 at 5:59 PM EDT

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Couple Facing Potential Jail Time for Rescuing Injured Deer

September 27, 2013 Updated Jan 30, 2013 at 5:59 PM EDT

A heartwarming act could lead to potential jail time for an Indiana couple.

According to a report from the Indianapolis Star, an Indiana couple that nursed an injured baby deer back to health have been charged with illegal possession of a white-tailed deer. The charge has a maximum penalty of 60 days in jail, according to the Indianapolis Star report.

Read the Indianapolis Star report HERE.