Louisiana Operation Sport Thief Inc., a Louisiana wildlife crime-stoppers program, awarded $4,200 to residents Feb. 6 statewide at its assembly in Baton Rouge.
The board reviewed 13 instances that included public ideas from informants. A complete of 17 topics have been apprehended and 71 offenses have been written in regard to the reviewed instances.
The instances reviewed consisted of deer, migratory recreation chicken, turkey and convicted felons in possession of firearm instances.
This system has paid out a complete of $446,810 in reward cash to informants for the reason that begin of this system in 1984.
Anybody wishing to report wildlife or fisheries violations ought to anonymously name Wildlife and Fisheries’ 24-hour toll free Operation Sport Thief hotline at (800) 442-2511 or use Wildlife and Fisheries’ tip411 program. To make use of the tip411 program, tipsters can textual content LADWF and their tip to 847411 or obtain the “LADWF Ideas” iPhone and Android apps.
To make a donation to this system that can be utilized for money rewards, contact Lt. Will Roberts at [email protected].