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CPW officers investigating Lamar pronghorn poaching case

Craig Daily Press Staff Report

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers are seeking help from the public in solving a pronghorn poaching case that occurred near Lamar, the agency announced in a news release.

Wildlife officers found two pronghorn antelope Oct. 13 dumped near North 13th Street and Canal Road. Portions of the animals were missing but the meat was still present, according to the release.

Anyone who saw any suspicious activity or has information should call Colorado Parks and Wildlife Officer Kevin Mahan at 719-940-0233 or call the toll-free poaching tip line at 1-877-265-6648. Verizon cell phone users can dial #OGT, or tips can be e-mailed to game.thief@state.co.us, the release stated.

Anyone who comes forward with information that leads to a citation is eligible for a cash reward from Operation Game Thief. In some cases, people who turn in poachers are eligible for preference points or a free hunting license for a future season, according to the release.

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