Denver, Colo. — Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers are investigating a wildlife crime in Larimer County involving a large buck mule deer shot in the town of Pinewood Springs on private property along Kiowa Road on Thursday, Nov 10.
The deer, noted by local residents and often seen, was shot in the early afternoon before 3 p.m. The entire carcass, including the trophy-sized 5 x 6 antlers, was left to waste.
Anyone with information about this case or who may have witnessed suspicious activity can contact Operation Game Thief at 877-265-6648.
Operation Game Thief is offering a $500 reward in this case. Operation Game Thief provides rewards for information that leads to the arrest of a suspect in poaching cases. Anyone with information can anonymously report information toll-free to Operation Game Thief at 877-265-6648 (877-COLO-OGT). Information about the case can also be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about Operation Game Thief at: http://wildlife.state.co.us/RulesRegs/LawEnforcement/OperationGameThief/
For more information about Division of Wildlife go to: http://wildlife.state.co.us.