Reward offered in elk poaching case
A $750 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the illegal taking of a mature cow elk on the Manti unit on the Wasatch Plateau in central Utah.
On or about Saturday evening, June 22, a person with a bow illegally shot and left the cow elk. The location of the kill is just west of the North Skyline Drive road, approximately two miles north of the Gooseberry Reservoir turnoff.
An early 1990's model silver Chevrolet extended cab pickup was observed near that area early Sunday morning, June 23. Three white males who appeared to be in their early 20's were in the vehicle. Division of Wildlife Resources officers wish to speak with these individuals or anyone who may have knowledge of this poaching incident.
Any information should be directed toward DWR investigator Roger Kerstetter at 435-636-0277. Information may also be directed toward the divisions help stop poaching hotline at 1-800-662-DEER.
Callers can remain anonymous and all information will be held in strict confidentiality.