Witnesses observed a white crew cab truck, possibly an F-250 diesel, fleeing the scene. They also observed two men dragging the deer carcass. One of the suspects was wearing a white sweatshirt and the other was wearing a grey sweatshirt. Three suspects fled in the white truck at approximately 4:30PM on November 13, 2011.
The incident occurred on Black Mountain, west of SR-130 which is west of the Bald Hills in Iron County. Anyone with information regarding the illegal killing of this animal, or any other, is asked to contact the UTIP Hotline at (800) 662-3337. The Utah Division of Wildlife and Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife will be offering a reward for information on this case or others. Requests for confidentiality are respected.
Every year Utah Conservation Officers conduct numerous investigations into the illegal killing of wildlife. In 2010, Officers confirmed 902 illegally killed animals valued at over $370,000. This incident, and others like it, represent a loss to the resource and all citizens who value wildlife.