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Reward offered for information on poached mule deer

Carcass was found southeast of Lockwood
Posted at 3:16 PM, Oct 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-21 17:16:52-04

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is offering a reward for information related to a mule deer buck that was killed and left to waste last weekend near Lockwood, according to a press release Monday morning.

Game wardens responded to a tip and found the carcass next to Old Hardin Road southeast of Lockwood.

They believe the deer was killed illegally either Oct. 16 or 17.

FWP is offering a cash reward as much as $1,000 for information leading to the conviction of the person or persons responsible.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Game Wardens Sydney Young at (406) 598-8114 or Skyler Mitchell at (406) 850-2336.

You can also call in anonymously to their 24-hour crime reporting line at 1-800-TIP-MONT (800-847-6668).