Authorities in Maine are investigating the unlawful killings of two moose that had been “left to waste” after being shot.
One moose was killed in Washington County, and the opposite in Aroostook County, in line with the Maine Division of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Officers don’t imagine the crimes are associated.
Maine Operation Sport Thief, a nonprofit that works with the state authorities, is providing a $3,000 reward for data resulting in the arrest and conviction of these chargeable for both killing.
Sport wardens acquired a report of a useless moose within the city of Baileyville in Washington County round noon on Nov. 10. Baileyville is situated in jap Maine, on the Canadian border.
The animal was discovered about 70 yards off Grand Falls Street, officers stated. Wardens decided that the moose was shot from the highway on the morning of Nov. 10 between 8 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.
In northern Maine’s Aroostook County, recreation wardens discovered a moose that was illegally killed on County Street 15, a logging highway that runs east off Route 11. Officers acquired a report on Nov. 9 and decided that the animal was shot and left on the logging highway someday on the night time of Nov. 8 or early within the morning of Nov. 9.
Anybody with any data is inspired to contact Operation Sport Thief at 1-800-ALERT-US or by visiting www.maineogt.org.
Moose searching in Maine is strictly regulated. Hunters should purchase a allow, and solely 4,105 had been issued this yr. Permittees are solely allowed to kill one moose per yr. Searching seasons differ by location, starting in mid-September and stretching by way of early November.
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