DWR investigating shooting of bull elk left to waste 

Jan 18, 2022, 4:22 PM
This elk was shot and left to waste near County Road 3035 on the Glendale Bench. (Used by Permissio...
This elk was shot and left to waste near County Road 3035 on the Glendale Bench. (Used by Permission, Division of Wildlife Resources)
(Used by Permission, Division of Wildlife Resources)

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Officers from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources asked for the public’s help in finding the person that shot a bull elk in Kane County and left it to waste. 

The incident happened on December 12 near County Road 3035 on the Glendale Bench east of Glendale. 

One witness told investigators two people in a black truck stopped in the area, one got out and fired at some elk gathered in the area. 

When officers arrived they found the dead elk in the same area. It was left to waste. 

Officers are looking for the two people from the truck. One looked to be about 20-years-old and the other 30-years-old. 

There are several ways to report information on this incident to DWR. Tips can be confidential and you could earn a reward. 

-Call the UTip Hotline 800-662-3337 

-Us the UTDWR app 

-Text 847411 

-The DWR website 

DWR investigated the illegal killing of 1,153 animals in 2021. The loss was valued at more than $610,000. 

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DWR investigating shooting of bull elk left to waste