By Joanne M. Haas
Department of Natural Resources conservation warden Bob Jumbeck, based in Buffalo County, is looking for information regarding the attempted poaching of a deer in the Alma area.
Jumbeck said that on the morning of March 23, which was a Saturday, he responded to an injured deer complaint on County Road I in the Township of Nelson. Jumbeck said when he found the deer, it was injured in a way that required he humanely put it down. He also discovered the deer had recently been shot.
Based upon the evidence and investigation, it is believed the shooting occurred during the evening hours of Friday, March 22.
The Alma Rod and Gun Club has offered a $250 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction to those responsible.
Call Jumbeck at 608-685-6224. Callers can remain anonymous.
If you have information regarding natural resource violations, please call: VIOLATION HOTLINE: 1-800-TIP-WDNR or 1-800-847-9367. The hotline is in operation 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Staff relay reported information to conservation wardens.
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