Protecting our Fish and Wildlife
for Future Generations.

News Release

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

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  Opens in a new window  or  Opens in a new window.

Report Poaching

Best viewed in Internet Explorer

24 / 7 report line: 1.877.820.0999

Images & Videos

"Toys for Joys" - Lab West Detachment - Nov. 2016
Provincial Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officer of the Year Award, 2015 - Officer Glenda Bateman
Athlete Daniel Moores and FWED Supt. Barry White lighting the games cauldron of the Special Olympics Canada 2016 Winter Games, Corner Brook, March 2016

This page and all contents are copyright, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, all rights reserved. Disclaimer/Copyright/Privacy Statement