$1,000 reward offered in San Manuel poaching case - Tucson News Now

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$1,000 reward offered in San Manuel poaching case

This mule deer buck was found dead Tuesday, March 7 off State Route 76 near Redington Road. (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department) This mule deer buck was found dead Tuesday, March 7 off State Route 76 near Redington Road. (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a $1,000 reward for information in a poaching case than happened earlier this month near Redington Road.

The AGFD said a mule deer buck was found dead off State Route 76 on Tuesday, March 7.

"Acting on a tip, wildlife officers found the 3 x 3 buck beneath a bridge over a wash in an area frequented by target shooters," the AGFD said in a news release. "The deer was intact and apparently had been shot."

A conviction on illegal taking of wildlife is punishable by up to a $750 fine and six months in jail.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Operation Game Thief at 1-800-352-0700 or www.azgfd.gov/ogt_form.shtml. The case number is OGT#17- 000557.

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