Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 game wardens are seeking any information regarding five mule deer doe that were found, with one of them alive, approximately two miles north of Fort Peck in Valley Co. this week.
On April 9, Fort Peck-area warden John Huberty received a call about an injured deer near the intersection of Fullerton and Galpin roads just north of Fort Peck. Huberty responded, found the injured deer, and upon further investigation located four dead deer just east of the intersection and south of Fullerton rd. The deer appear to have been shot with a small caliber firearm and likely around April 6 or 7.
Wardens are reaching out to the public for any information about the person or persons responsible for this crime.
Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to call warden Huberty directly at 406-263-0068 or call FWP’s 24-hour wildlife tip line at 1-800-TIP-MONT (1-800-847-6668).
The 1-800-TIP-MONT program is a toll-free number where one can report violations of fish, wildlife or park regulations. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 for providing information that leads to a conviction.