CDFW Warden K-9 Helps Reconstruct Deer Poaching Crime Scene April 14, 2014 California,

California Deer in the News Archive

... A good tip on the Californians Turn in Poachers and Polluters (CalTIP) hotline – combined with the well-trained nose of a K-9 wildlife officer – led to the recent conviction of a deer poacher in Susanville.  In June 2013, Warden Nick Buckler received a CalTIP from a concerned citizen regarding dangerous shooting activity southeast of Susanville. Suspecting a possible poaching incident, Warden Buckler searched the area and located a dead doe ... The condition of the carcass suggested the deer was killed by a shotgun blast....

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