LINCOLN — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking information about two cases involving the unlawful killing of big game animals in western and north-central Nebraska.
One case involves the death of four buck pronghorns. The remains of the animals, minus three of the heads and some of the meat, were found Oct. 17 on private land south of Kimball.
The other case involves the death of a cow elk believed to be shot either Oct. 14 or Oct. 15 and left to rot near the road to Smith Falls northeast of Valentine.
Rewards of up to $1,000 are being offered for information leading to conviction of people responsible for the animals’ deaths. Informants may remain anonymous.
People who wish to report information about these cases may contact conservation officers Scott Brandt of Gering at 308-631-0663 and Frank Miller of Valentine at 402-389-0444.
They also may contact the Nebraska Wildlife Crimestoppers program at 800-742-7627. More information about the Wildlife Crimestoppers program may be found at outdoornebraska.org/wildlifecrimestoppers.