Search is on for poacher who killed doe - Tucson News Now

Search is on for poacher who killed doe

TUCSON, AZ -

Posted by Maddy Sloan

The following information comes from a Arizona Game and Fish Department news release:

The Arizona Game and Fish Department Operation Game Thief program is offering a reward of up to$1,250 for information leading to an arrest in connection with the killing of a doe at approximately 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, near Madera Canyon Road.

A poacher using a rifle killed the doe off U.S.Forest Service Road 488. He is described as a white male, age 30 to 35, 5 feet9 inches tall, weighing 165 pounds, with short, light brown hair and wearing camouflage.

He was accompanied by another white male, age late60s to early 70s, 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 175 pounds, with short salt-and-pepper graying hair. They may have been part of a hunting party camped in the area.

"Poachers are not hunters. They are thieves stealing wildlife from the citizens of Arizona," said Regional  Supervisor RaulVega of Game and Fish in Tucson.

Individuals with information about the case are urged to call the AGFD Operation Game Thief program at 1-800-352-0700 any time or day, anonymously if need be, and reference OGT#13-003020. Information may also be provided on-line at http://www.azgfd.gov/ogt_form.shtml.

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • breaking

    Teacher accused of bringing students home for sex

    Teacher accused of bringing students home for sex

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-09-20 20:24:41 GMT
    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:20:20 GMT
    Jessie Lorene Goline (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Jessie Lorene Goline (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Arkansas State Police say a former Marked Tree teacher brought several students to her home in Jonesboro for sex, including two in the same night.

    Arkansas State Police say a former Marked Tree teacher brought several students to her home in Jonesboro for sex, including two in the same night.

  • Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium

    Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:46:33 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 2:48 AM EDT2017-09-21 06:48:45 GMT

    A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during a game against Minnesota, leading some New York players to call for protective netting to be extended.

    A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during a game against Minnesota, leading some New York players to call for protective netting to be extended.

Powered by Frankly