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Reward offered in javelina poaching case

Posted at 2:58 PM, Oct 18, 2017
and last updated 2019-03-06 08:55:48-05

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a 1,500 dollar reward in a javelina poaching case.

The pregnant javelina was found at Sierra Morado Park. 

The javelina was lethargic and appeared severely injured when found at the park 8:30 a.m. Thursday.  The javelina was transported to the Tucson Wildlife Center for treatment but died en route.

The javelina was near term with twins when it died. X-rays showed a BB and metal pellets in its chest and hip.

The 1,500 dollar reward is being offered for any information that leads to the arrest of a suspect.

If you have any information call 800-352-0700 regarding case number 17-004034.

Up to $1,500 reward for info leading to arrest in javelina poaching, Found Thurs. @ Sierra Morado Park. Call 800-352-0700 re: case 17-004034

— AZ Game & Fish Dept (@azgfdTucson) October 18, 2017