DNR seeks public tips about two poached bucks in Branch County

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July 17, 2019

Contact: Call or text Report All Poaching hotline, 800-292-7800

Conservation officers investigating two poached deer in Branch County

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Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officers in Branch County are looking for information to help identify the suspect(s) who illegally killed two bucks Tuesday morning with a rifle.

Both deer were left to rot in the alfalfa field where they were killed. This crime occurred off Himebaugh Road between St. Joseph and Mallow roads in Noble Township. 

Anyone with information is asked to call or text the DNR's Report All Poaching hotline at 800-292-7800, or use the online reporting form. Anyone providing information that leads to the arrest of the suspect(s) will be eligible for a cash reward. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

/Note to editors: Accompanying photos are available below for download. Caption information follows.

Poached bucks 1: A poached buck lays in an alfalfa field in Branch County.

Poached bucks 2: Two illegally killed bucks were found Tuesday morning in an alfalfa field in Branch County./

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