State v. Emigh, ___ N.C. App. ___, 808 S.E.2d 788 (Dec. 5, 2017)

The trial court did not err when instructing the jury on the offense of unlawfully taking deer with the assistance of artificial lighting. The court rejected the defendant’s argument that the trial court expressed an opinion when giving the jury instructions, concluding that the trial court gave the jury an accurate statement of the prima facie evidentiary requirements for the charged offense.