Thieves pilfer duck decoys
DELTA - Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking information about the theft of waterfowl decoys and hunting blinds from the Escalante State Wildlife Area near Delta on Nov. 23.
A white full-size pickup truck was seen in the area of the theft at approximately 12:30 p.m. on that day. The truck had the word “Yenter” written in black letters diagonally down the door. The truck was occupied by at least two men and one dark-colored dog.
Approximately 60 duck and goose decoys had been set up on the ponds of the Escalante State Wildlife Area that morning in preparation for a seminar. Also stolen were three hunting blinds: an Avery pop-up blind, a Ground Force dog blind and a goose shell pop-up blind.
Anyone with information that can help in this investigation can call the Montrose Parks and Wildlife office at 970-252-6000, or contact Operation Game Thief, a wildlife tips hotline at 877-265-6648. Callers can remain anonymous and cash rewards may be given if the information leads to a conviction.