Mule deer buck shot, wardens seek information

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 6 game wardens are seeking any information regarding a mule deer buck that was shot and left in the town of Malta on Dec. 26.

On the morning of Dec. 26, Malta area game warden Ben Morin responded to a call from the Phillips County Sheriff’s Office concerning a deer that had been shot and died on the corner of Sixth Street East and Seventh Avenue East, inside the city limits of Malta.

Anyone with information about the crime is encouraged to call Warden Ben Morin directly at (406) 654-7630, 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.



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