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Public Advisory: Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Seek Public Assistance

Media Contact

Luke Joyce
Director of Communications
Department of Justice
709-729-6985, 725-4165
lukejoyce@gov.nl.ca

Thursday, February 13, 2014

On Tuesday, February 11, Fish and Wildlife Enforcement officers from the Roddickton detachment responded to a report that two dead moose had been discovered near the parking lot of the Transportation and Works depot in Ship Cove on the Northern Peninsula.

Upon arriving on the scene, officers noted that a cow and a calf appeared to have been illegally shot and left at the site. An investigation into this incident is underway and officers are asking anyone who has any information or who may have seen suspicious behaviour in that area on or around February 11, to please come forward.

Information can be provided anonymously, toll-free to Fish and Wildlife Enforcement at 1-877-820-0999 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. Anonymous online reports can also be submitted at  www.stoppoaching.ca  Opens in a new window  or  www.nlcrimestoppers.com  Opens in a new window.

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