Between 6:15 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, an elk was poached within Bandelier National Monument. The incident occurred along N.M. 4, west of the Sandoval and Los Alamos County Line, between mile markers 45 and 46. To someone driving past the suspect vehicle, it may have appeared to be stuck in the snow on the shoulder/ditch on the north side of the road.
Anyone who has any information they believe may be related is asked to call 505-672-3861 extension 402 or 401.
A reward is being offered for information leading to the prosecution of those involved.