Reward Offered in Two Deer Poaching Cases in Adams County October 4, 2011 Pennsylvania

Deer Population and Management News Archive

Reward Offered in Two Deer Poaching Cases in Adams County October 4, 2011 Pennsylvania
     The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering rewards of up to $2500 in two separate cases for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for illegally killing deer in Adams County, Pa.
     According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission, a male deer whose head had been cut off and removed was found along Zeigler Mill Road, near the intersection with Rose Lane in Butler Township. It is believed that the deer was killed sometime around the end of the week of Sept. 12.
     The second case involves a male deer who was illegally shot and killed on Sept. 20 at about 10 p.m. along Silo Road, near the intersection with Railroad Lane in Highland Township, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. The shot was reported to have been fired from a vehicle.
“The callousness of poachers is appalling, and we hope that anyone with information about these or other poaching crimes will come forward,” said Sarah Speed, Pennsylvania state director for The HSUS. “The Humane Society of the United States thanks the Pennsylvania Game Commission for working tirelessly to bring wildlife violators to justice.” ...



These articles have been reviewed for relevance and content.  Some links to the original article may no longer be active.

Related News and Information