The Arizona Game and Fish Department found in a man’s home five illegally hunted mule deer trophies.
Loren McReynolds’ deer hunting activities had been under investigation for several years. The Arizona Game and Fish Department is currently looking into this multi-year investigation. The state and the federal government have put out a search warrant.
Five mule deer trophies were taken. Some of them were nontypical bucks and were illegally taken from Grand Canyon National Park.
“We have been working on this case for several years and all of the hard work finally paid off with the service of this search warrant,” said Gene Elms, the law-enforcement chief of the Arizona Game and Fish Department. “The department has received many complaints about McReynolds’ hunting activities over the years. Thanks to those individuals who came forward and the diligence of our investigators, we have the evidence to pursue criminal charges for McReynolds’ actions.”
As of Friday, McReynolds had not been arrested. Once he is found, he will serve possible jail time and will be fined.