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Reward in moose poaching near Avon doubled

2013-03-01T22:48:00Z 2013-03-01T22:49:49Z Reward in moose poaching near Avon doubledMissoulian Helena Independent Record
March 01, 2013 10:48 pm  • 

MISSOULA — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks game wardens continue to seek tips on a cow moose that was poached last week northeast of Avon, and those who share information on the case may now receive up to $2,000.

Public donations bumped the reward amount from the original offering of $1,000 to $2,000 for providing tips that lead to a conviction in the case. Callers to TIP-MONT – 1-800-847-6668 – can remain anonymous.

Game warden Joe Kambic says that the moose was poached Monday, Feb. 18, near Carpenter and Ophir creeks. The moose had evidence of multiple gunshot wounds from a small-caliber rifle.

Kambic reminds anyone with information on the case to call TIP-MONT or to contact him directly at (406) 490-1227.

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    steeline - March 02, 2013 10:10 am
    It would be a good idea for an account to be set up to recieve donations for poaching rewards. I would like to think that everyone would make a donation so as to get the reward up to a dollar amount that even the mother of the poacher would turn them in.

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