Reward offered in elk poaching case

KINGMAN - The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the illegal killing of a bull elk.

The elk was shot and left to waste on Oct. 25 at the Corner Dam Tank in Game Management Unit 18A, north of I-40 off the Fort Rock exit.

The suspect vehicle is a white Ford Explorer, which was seen parked at the tank at first light on the day of the poaching.

Game and Fish officers are investigating the case.

Anyone with information about this poaching is asked to contact the Operation Game Thief hotline at (800) 352-0700. Caller identities will remain confidential upon request. The department is offering a reward up to $1,500 for information leading to the arrest of the individual(s). Callers may also contact the Kingman office at (928) 692-7700.