Enforcement News

Information sought in unlawfully killed elk

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Public contact, Information Center: (888) 248-6866
Media contact: Clint Henson
clint.henson@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, DEC. 8, 2017:

Information sought in unlawfully killed elk

LAS VEGAS – Game and Fish conservation officers are seeking information regarding two elk calves that were illegally killed near Guadalupita.

On Dec. 5, a conservation officer responded to County Road A-020 to a report of an injured elk. When the officer arrived, he found two elk calves that had been shot and left to waste. Evidence was collected and the investigation is ongoing.

If you have information on this crime or any other wildlife crime, please call Operation Game Thief at (800) 432-4263. Reports also can be submitted online at www.wildlife.state.nm.us. Callers can remain anonymous and receive a $500 reward for each elk if charges are filed against a suspect. Remember, poachers steal your wildlife.

###

2017-12-08T16:08:23+00:00