CPW seeks information in deer poaching case out of Park County; $1,000 reward offered for information leading to charges
LAKE GEORGE, Colo. - Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking the public to report any information regarding three mule deer that were illegally killed in Park County.
Through Operation Game Thief, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a $1,000 reward for any information that leads to charges in this case.
The partial remains of the three deer were dumped on U.S. Forest Service property in the vicinity of Park County Road 90, north of Eleven Mile Reservoir. At least two of the deer had wounds from a broadhead and were either shot with a bow or a crossbow. The remains appear to have been dumped on Saturday or Sunday of Mother's Day weekend. Raccoon and fox remains were also found at the site.
If anyone has any information they can call the CPW Denver office at 303-291-7227 or contact Operation Game Thief by phone at 1-877-265-6648, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Callers do not have to reveal their names or testify in court.
CPW is an enterprise agency, relying primarily on license sales, state parks fees and registration fees to support its operations, including: 41 state parks and more than 350 wildlife areas covering approximately 900,000 acres, management of fishing and hunting, wildlife watching, camping, motorized and non-motorized trails, boating and outdoor education. CPW's work contributes approximately $6 billion in total economic impact annually throughout Colorado.