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Seeking Public's Help with Deer Shot in Front Yard near Dryden

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Seeking Public's Help with Deer Shot in Front Yard near Dryden

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

On October 30, Conservation Officers from the Dryden office of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry responded to a tip from a property owner that a man shot down his driveway at a deer. The property is on the North Minnitaki Road, west of Dryden.

An investigation determined that there were three individuals in a dark blue Nissan sedan and the shooter was a Caucasian male, approximately six feet tall with dark hair. At around 3 p.m. he shot from the road down the driveway, where there was a car parked, and wounded the deer. When confronted by the property owner, who was outside at the time, the suspect fled back to the vehicle and drove off.

Anyone with information about this occurrence can contact Conservation Officer Gary Wearne at (807) 223-7520.

Ministry conservation officers work tirelessly to help make sure we can all enjoy Ontario's natural resources in a safe and respectful manner. To report a natural resource violation, call the ministry TIPS line at 1-877-847-7667 toll-free, or contact your local ministry office. You can also call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS.

We need your help to solve cases. Please visit ontario.ca/mnrftips to view an interactive, searchable map of unsolved cases. You may have valuable information that can help.

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