A link to the video is in the story.
BISMARCK (Greg Freeman) - The
North Dakota Game and Fish Department is seeking information through
the Report All Poachers hotline on an apparent deer poaching that
occurred this past fall near the ND Highway 1806 bridge over the
Cannonball River in Morton County.
Game Warden Robert Timian said Game and Fish obtained a video of the
incident recently, and is releasing it to the public and media in an
effort to get more information on this event, and to try to identify
the individuals involved in an apparent illegal killing of a
whitetail buck. The video is available for viewing and download on
and Fish Department’s YouTube channel.
on current information, Timian says the incident took place during
the fall of 2016, likely on the north side of the Cannonball River
west of the ND Highway 1806 bridge over the Cannonball, in the
vicinity of the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camps.
raw, unedited video is
approximately 7 minutes long and shows several individuals entering
the river to retrieve a whitetail buck that was struggling in the
river, and dragging it to shore where the deer was killed.
with information on the possible identity of any individual in this
video, or any other information, is urged to call the Report All
Poachers hotline at 800-472-2121; contact the Game and Fish
enforcement division directly at 701-328-6604; or email
RAP calls are anonymous, and can lead to rewards for information that
leads to convictions.