At Least 8 Whitetails Shot, Left To Waste On Eastern Palouse
THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE IDAHO DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME
Idaho Fish and Game is seeking information regarding multiple white-tailed deer that were shot and left to waste south of Potlatch.
At least eight deer were shot and left to waste on the evening of Feb. 12 or early morning of Feb. 13 between Flannigan Creek Road and Morris Road. It is believed the same person or persons were responsible for all of the deer. A similar event was reported and investigated in September and November of 2022; there are consistencies between both of these events, and Fish and Game believes they may be connected.
Fish and Game is seeking help from the public in solving this crime. If anyone has any information regarding this incident please contact Fish and Game Senior Conservation Officer Tony Imthurn at 208-716-8099, the Citizens Against Poaching hotline at 1-800-632-5999 or make a report via the Fish and Game website. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.
EDITOR’S NOTE: HERE IS IDFG’S PRESS RELEASE FROM LAST YEAR ON THE DISCOVERY OF THREE DEER IN THE SAME AREA
Fish and Game is seeking information regarding three whitetail deer that have been shot and left to waste near Rock Creek Road south of Potlatch.
The first deer was found on Sept. 18, 2022; the second and third deer were found on Nov. 14. It is believed the same person was involved with killing all three of the deer and no meat was taken from them.
If anyone has any information regarding this case or any other wildlife violation, please contact Fish and Game Senior Conservation Officer Tony Imthurn at 208-716-8099 or the Citizens Against Poaching (CAP) hotline at 1-800-632-5999. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.