Public Assistance Requested to Solve Elk Shootings

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The Conservation Officer Service is requesting the public’s assistance in determining who shot and left two five point Bull Elk in the Cranbrook area.

One elk was shot and left at the south end of the city irrigation fields on the morning of Oct. 19. The other elk was shot, covered with branches and left on Peavine Ridge Road on the morning of Oct. 20.

A reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to conviction of those responsible is available through the B.C. Wildlife Federation.

Information on this and other violations should be reported through the toll-free 24-hour Conservation Officer Service Observe, Record and Report line at 1-800 663 WILD (9453).