Charges pending for illegally poached deer

Deer killed with crossbow in residential area of Cranbrook.

  • Sep. 22, 2016 11:00 a.m.
Charges are pending for an illegally hunted deer in Cranbrook.

Charges are pending for an illegally hunted deer in Cranbrook.

On September 16th 2016, Cranbrook CO’s responded to a complaint of a dead deer in a residential area.

CO’s investigated the complaint and determined the buck was illegally killed by a crossbow at night, from a vehicle and in a closed area.

CO’s were able to identify two male suspects and charges are now pending. Poaching and other environmental violations can be reported 24/7 to the COS hotline – 1-877-952-RAPP (7277).