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We Need Your Help: Ongoing Elk Poaching Investigation

Posted by on Nov 6, 2015

We Need Your Help: Ongoing Elk Poaching Investigation

This week on Nevada Wild, Edwin and Teresa sit down first with Game Warden John Anderson to talk about the recent elk poaching case. In the second half, Chief Game Warden Tyler Turnipseed discusses the challenges and intricacies of investigating big game poaching cases. Sometime during the night of August 29, several people were involved in the shooting of a bull elk. They took the head, antlers...

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Behind the Scenes on a Solved Poaching Case

Posted by on Sep 25, 2015

Behind the Scenes on a Solved Poaching Case

This week on Nevada Wild, Edwin sits down Chief Game Warden Tyler Turnipseed to discuss what happens when sportsmen make an honest mistake while hunting and what he or she should do about it. In the second half of the show, Edwin talks with Scott Giles to talk about a case of intentional, illegal wildlife killing and how he solved that case....

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Behind the Scenes – Battle Mountain Poaching Case

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015

Behind the Scenes – Battle Mountain Poaching Case

This week Edwin and Teresa sit down with Lieutenant Fred Esparza, game warden, to talk about his most recent, successful poaching case. The result of the case was a Las Vegas man pled guilty to a gross misdemeanor charge of killing an antelope illegally in Lander County on July 21 and was sentenced to three years of probation, a year of jail time (suspended), fined more than $4500 in civil and...

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Nevada Game Wardens Bust Poaching Ring

Posted by on Jan 9, 2015

Nevada Game Wardens Bust Poaching Ring

In this week’s show, Edwin and Teresa talk about the recent case that caught three poachers who were systematically killing wildlife out of Southern Nevada. Nevada game wardens have concluded an investigation of a poaching ring spanning several counties, for nearly two years in a case that has netted a dozen felony charges and uncovered the illegal killing of dozens of animals. Cameron Waithman,...

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Keep a Sharp Eye Out for Wildlife Crime

Posted by on Oct 6, 2014

With hunting in full swing, game wardens are reminding sportsmen to keep a sharp eye out for wildlife crime. Many poachers pose as hunters during the busy fall season, taking game without tags and committing other violations. Game wardens depend on tips from honest sportsmen to protect Nevada’s wildlife resources. Many people mistakenly believe that game wardens can do it alone. They...

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