By Erika Flores
The shooting death of a mountain lion at Colossal Cave Park has had many questioning the incident. Now Arizona Game and Fish released a detailed report of the June 10 poaching.
Three men are facing a variety of charges.
Richard Dailey, Martin Foersterling and Thayne Le Fevre were charged with misdemeanors with a maximum of four months in jail and a fine of up to $1,500.
The 25 page report details conversations Arizona Game and Fish officers had with the suspects.
Officers had to repeatedly interview the men because several different stories of what exactly happened were taking shape.
Arizona Game and Fish had contact with staff from Colossal Cave Mountain Park about mountain lion sightings June 9 and 10.
The report states Game and Fish told Thayne Le Fevre, who works at the park, to contact them in event of another sighting.
He was also told not to kill the mountain lion unless it became an immediate threat to himself of someone else.
On June 12, Arizona Game and Fish got a call about Le Frevre admitting to fellow employees that he killed two mountain lions near the campsite within the past week claiming the mountain lions were sick and needed to be put down.
That's when the investigation began. More....