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Doe shot and left along Highway 191

US HWY 191 map: location of poached deer.

VERNAL — A doe mule deer was shot and left along Highway 191. "The doe was shot Saturday morning, May 17, 2014," said Jack Lytle, Conservation Officer with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.

It was killed just south of the junction with the Diamond Mountain Road on Highway 191. Then the deer was left to rot in the field.

If you're familiar with the suspects or hear of any information associated with this case, please contact the UTIP hotline at 1-800-662-3337 or one of the officers listed on this page.

Rewards are available and requests for confidentiality are respected.

  • John (Jack) Lytle
  • Additional contacts:
    Larry Wheatcraft
    East Uintah County Conservation Officer

    Dan Barnhurst
    Lt. Northeast Region

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