Luna County – The Department of Game and Fish is seeking information on a spike mule deer buck that was illegally killed and tied up to a stop sign with a rope.

It is believed the deer was poached on the night of July 20th or the morning of July 21st, 2016 and found hanging from the stop sign at the intersection of Sunshine Road and McCan Road near Deming.

The Department is offering a $500 reward for information leading to charges being filed. Anyone with information about this incident can contact Officer Winter at 575-500-7698, file a report 24/7 online, or call Operation Game Thief 1-800 432-4263. Callers remain anonymous and could receive cash.