$15K Reward Offered In Case of Goat Killings Near Breckenridge
Do you know who's responsible for this senseless crime? Your information could be worth $15,000 if leads to an arrest in this case.
Colorado's Operation Game Thief program has upped the reward from $5,000 to $15,000 in a case involving the shooting deaths of two mountain goats near the summit of Quandary Peak, just south of Breckenridge.
According to the Vail Daily, two male goats, between one and two years old, were shot in the head with a pistol sometime on July 3.
A felony poaching conviction alone would result in jail time and fines exceeding $20,000 per animal.
As you can imagine, the outcry is pouring in via social media. The following comments appear on KRDO News Channel 13's Facebook page:
If you have any information, please contact Colorado Parks and Wildlife. You can also call the Operation Game Thief hotline toll-free within Colorado at 1-877-COLO-OGT. Verizon cell users can dial #OGT. You can also contact them via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.