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Mule Deer Buck Shot and Left Near Brock

On Tuesday November 20, 2012 Kindersley Conservation Officers received information through the Turn in Poacher line that a Mule Deer Buck had been found dead approximately 1 mile south of Brock, SK. Officers attended the scene and determined that the animal was shot and left to waste on or about Monday November 19, 2012. Physical evidence was recovered from the scene but public assistance is required.

Seven Bull Elk Shot Near Maple Creek

On October 22, 2012 Conservation Officers received a TIP call that a bull elk had been shot and left on posted land in the east block of the Cypress Hills, south east of Maple Creek. Upon investigation Officers located an additional 5 bull elk shot and left, one was wounded and another elk had been shot and taken, totalling 7 elk. There were a couple of white 4x4 trucks observed in the area at the time of the incident. Some evidence was collected at the scene. Conservation officers are requesting public assistance on any information concerning this incident.

Illegal Dumping of Shingles Near Melville

On August 28, 2012 Melville Conservation Officers received a complaint regarding the illegal dumping of asphalt shingles off Highway #47, 2 miles north and 1 mile east of Melville. Some evidence was collected at the scene. Sometime between the middle of June and the beginning of July, 2012 someone dumped a load of old asphalt shingles. The shingles found at the site were old asphalt shingles, grey in color as well as there were some wooden shingles. It is believed that the new shingles on the house are an architectural style charcoal grey shingle. Conservation Officers are requesting public assistance on any information concerning this incident.

Fire Set Near Lower Fishing Lakes

A fire was reported to the Narrow Hills fire base on Thursday may 3, 2012. Conservation Officers attended the scene and obtained evidence that determined that this fire was set between May 1, 2012 and May 2, 2012. The fire was set approximately 2.3 km down highway 912, which runs past the highways compound, near Lower Fishing Lakes. It was determined to be a human caused fire that appeared to be intentionally set.

Three Mule Deer Chased and Shot, Then Left Near Jansen

Conservation Officers received word that sometime before May 15, 2012, three mule deer had been chased by vehicle(s), then shot and left to waste in a stubble field 4 miles north and 3 miles east of Jansen. Some evidence was collected at the scene. Officers need your help in solving this illegal activity.

White-Tailed Buck Shot and Left Near Denholm

Conservation Officers received a TIP call on January 8, 2012 that a white-tailed deer buck had been shot and left to waste in a stubble field south of Denholm, SK. Officers have collected some evidence at the scene but are requesting the public‘s help in solving this case.

Mule Deer Buck Shot and Left Near Cabri

On November 29, 2011 a mule deer buck was shot and left to waste on the Bratten Ranch approximately 18 miles north west of Cabri, SK. At the time there was no season for mule deer bucks.

Cow and Calf Moose Shot and Left Near Rapid View

On November 28, 2011, Meadow Lake Conservation Officers received information through the Turn in Poachers Line that a Cow and Calf Moose had been shot and left to waste. The moose were shot 6 miles West of Rapid View, SK between 4 and 5 pm in an open pasture. It has been determined that these moose were also shot within 500m of an occupied residence.

Cow Moose and Two Calf Moose Shot Near Raymore

Sometime during the early morning hours of November 19, 2011, a cow moose and 2 calf moose were shot and killed in a grain field located approximately 8 miles southeast of Raymore, SK. The individual or individuals responsible for this act removed the hind quarters from these animals and left the remainder of the carcasses to rot in the field. At the time of the incident there was no open season for moose in the area. These are serious violations affecting Saskatchewan‘s wildlife resources.

Two Bull Moose Shot and Left Near Pelly

On November 16, 2011 Conservation Officers in Duck Mountain Provincial Park received a TIP call about 2 mature bull moose that had been shot and left approximately 5 miles NE of Pelly, SK. The moose were only about 100 yards off the grid road and left to waste. It is believed the incident occurred on the evening/night of Tuesday, November 15, 2011. Some evidence was collected at the scene.

Two Moose Shot And Left Near Buffalo Narrows

On October 12 and 13, 2011 two reports of moose shot and left were received by Buffalo Narrows Conservation Officers. One incident occurred on the North end of Frobisher Lake near Pete‘s Bay. Officers attended and confirmed that a calf moose was shot and left. No attempt to retrieve the edible meat was made. The second incident occurred on the North end of Churchill Lake just North of Grey Bay. Officers attended and found a calf moose was shot and left. In this case a cow and calf moose were shot, only the cow moose was taken. No attempt to retrieve the edible meat from the calf was made. It is believed both of these incidents occurred between October 5 and 12, 2011 and may be related.

Gill Net Left In Churchill Lake

On October 17, Conservation Officers in Buffalo Narrows received information that a gill net had been left in Churchill Lake. The officers located the unmarked net that had not been checked and were unable to salvage any of the 59 Walleye, 7 Northern Pike, 1 Whitefish, 59 Suckers, 5 Burbot (Mariah) and 1 Cormorant was tangled in the net as well. It is unlawful to abandon, waste or spoil any fish.

Whitetail Buck Shot Near Smeaton

On November 6, 2011 Conservation Officers received information that a white-tailed deer was shot and left North of Smeaton, SK. The whitetail buck was shot on land clearly signed NO HUNTING and within 500 meters of occupied buildings. The head and antlers were taken and the rest of the deer was left to waste. Conservation Officers are requesting public assistance on any information concerning this incident.

Five Moose Shot Near Gronlid

During the early morning hours on October 6, 2011 two bull moose, one cow moose, and two calf moose were shot in a field near Gronlid, SK. The moose were dragged behind a willow bush where they were field dressed. One bull moose was removed from the site and the four remaining moose were left to waste. An older white truck and an adult male and female were observed at the crime scene. The public‘s help is needed to solve this case.

Moose Shot and Only Tongue Removed Near Southend

On Sunday October 2nd, 2011 Conservation Officers in Southend received a call about a dead moose in the bush near Km 56 on Highway 905. Officers located the carcass of a moose just inside the tree line off the road. Only the tongue was removed and the rest was left to rot. The moose is believed to have been shot between the dates of September 22 - 27th, 2011.

Mule Deer Beheaded and Left to Rot near Unity

On Friday September 23, 2011 Conservation Officers received a TIP call regarding a headless deer found approximately 4 miles SW of Unity, SK. Officers located the headless mule deer in a stubble field; the rest of the deer was left to rot. The animal was killed with a rifle and no rifle seasons were open for mule der at the time. Some evidence was located and Conservation Officers request public assistance with this case.

Dock Stolen at Pagan Lake

Sometime between July 15th - July 17th, 2011 the dock at Pagan Lake (also known as Little Jackfish Lake) was stolen. This aluminum-framed dock is 5‘ wide c/w cedar decking, and is 40‘ long with an 8‘ extension. This campground is located approximately 15km north of the Meadow Lake Mechanical Pulp Inc. on Highway #903. The approximate cost for replacement of this dock is $6000. This recreation site receives heavy usage by families with children, and this boat dock at the boat launch is a necessary feature. Theft in our parks threatens the integrity of our park system and places a huge financial burden to the operational cost of maintaining and providing services for park users.

Pelicans Killed Near Lanigan

On June 22, 2011 Humboldt Conservation Officers received a TIP call regarding four dead Pelicans on the south end of the dam at Dellwood Reservoir 15 miles southwest of Lanigan. Lab results show that the Pelicans were shot. The previous year in May 2010, three Pelicans were found dead at the same location. Conservation Officers are asking for the public‘s assistance in locating those responsible concerning this incident.

Forest Fire At Meadow Lake Provincial Park

On May 14, 2011 at approximately 11:18pm a forest fire was reported to Pierceland Conservation Officers. The fire was burning along the north side of a trail about 50m east of known party spot in the area of Inspiration Point (also known as Bear Point) in the Meadow Lake Provincial Park, near the Big Island Cree Nation. This fire is separate from the fire that was started by fireworks and extinguished in the vicinity. This fire spread and grew to approximately 2648ha and threatened nearby residences.

Forest Fire Near Wollaston Lake

At approximately 4:00pm on Monday, May 30th, 2011 a forest fire was started near Wollaston Lake, one and a half km west of the community of Wollaston Post. It has been determined that this fire was human-caused. This fire spread rapidly and posed a threat to the safety of the residents of Wollaston Post. The community of Wollaston Post was evacuated as a result of the danger from the fire.

Three Whitetail Deer and a Fawn Killed Out of Season Near White Fox

On May 7, 2011 Nipawin Conservation Officers received information that three whitetail deer and a fawn were shot out of season and left to waste 10km north of White Fox. Upon investigation Conservation Officers believe the deer were shot on May 5, 2011. The vehicle driven by the suspects had large tires with aggressive tread possibly BF Goodrich Krawler T/A tires. Conservation Officers are asking for the public‘s assistance in locating those responsible concerning this incident.

Several Mule Deer and a Red Fox Killed Near Kerrobert

On Wednesday March 30, 2011 a call to the Turn In Poacher Line reported several deer had been found dead at the "Grad" Barn on the outskirts of Kerrobert, SK. Conservation Officers from Kindersley attended the scene and determined that at least five mule deer and one red fox had been shot there over a short period of time and left to waste. This crime was committed beside a busy highway, near houses and children, and posed a high risk to public safety. Physical evidence was recovered from the scene and the public‘s assistance is requested.

Four Whitetail Bucks Shot and Left Near St. Walburg

On November 5, 2010 Loon Lake Conservation Officers received information through the Ministry of Environment Turn In Poacher line that four white-tailed bucks had been shot and left to waste 8.5km north of St. Walburg. Physical evidence was collected from the scene, however Conservation Officers are requesting public assistance on any information concerning this incident.

Young Bull Moose Left to Waste Near Hudson Bay

On November 28, 2010 Hudson Bay Conservation Officers received information through the Ministry of Environment Turn In Poacher Line that a young bull moose had been shot and left to waste 15 miles West of Hudson Bay. Investigating Officers are looking for two individuals and a 1996 to 2002 black Chevrolet regular cab pickup truck. It should be noted that the moose was shot and expired where it lay in Zone 49, where there was no open moose season at time of incident.

Large Whitetail Buck Taken Out of Season Near Edam

On November 13, 2010 North Battleford Conservation Officers received information that a large whitetail buck was shot and taken approximately 6 miles west and 2 miles south of Edam, SK. The deer was shot at approximately 6:45pm near a Husky battery station. Conservation Officers are looking for two individuals that were seen in a silver Dodge quad cab truck with box rails. It should be noted that there was no open season on for whitetail deer at this time.

Three Bull Elk Shot and Left Near Sonningdale

On November 11, 2010 North Battleford Conservation Officers received information through the Ministry of Environment&lsquos Turn In Poacher Line that three bull elk were shot and left to waste approximately 8 miles west and 1 mile south of Sonningdale, SK. Officers attended the scene and determined that the elk were shot during the early morning hours. It should be noted that there is no elk season in this area.

Bull Moose Left Near Senlac

On or about November 11, 2010 Lloydminster Conservation Officers received information that two moose were shot three miles east and one mile north of Senlac, SK along a grid road. One moose was field dressed and taken, the other was a bull moose that was left to waste. It should be noted that a draw season for either-sex and antlerless moose was open at the time.

Two Whitetail Bucks Left to Waste Near Brightsand Lake

On Monday, November 8, 2010 Loon Lake Conservation Officers received information that two whitetail bucks were shot and left to waste near Brightsand Lake. The animals were approximately 3.5 miles apart from each other. One of the animals had its head removed and was shot the morning of November 8th and the other was shot between November 5th and 8th.

Spike Bull Elk Killed near Shellbrook

On November 16, 2010 Prince Albert Conservation Officers received information that a spike bull elk was shot and injured south of Shellbrook, SK. The suspects tracked the elk for a mile and a half and killed it on posted land. The suspects then returned after dark and loaded the elk. It should be noted that there was no elk season on at the time. Physical evidence was collected at the scene and officers are looking for the following vehicle and suspects:

  • 1997-2003 Black Ford Supercab 4X4
  • "Harley Davidson" decal in white lettering on rear window
  • Decal takes up 2/3 of the window
  • Truck has aggressive lugs and oversized tires
  • Two teenage males dressed in hunting colors were observed following the elk blood trail

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