Who Is Responsible For Shooting A Moose On A Road And Out Of Season Near Timmins


The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) is asking for the public’s help with identifying the individual(s) who shot and killed a moose south of Timmins.

On December 10th, 2022, Conservation Officers were alerted to a moose shot on a road near the High Falls hiking trails. Officers believe the moose may have been shot  sometime on the night of December 8th at KM 11 on the Musgrove Road. The season for moose in this area closed on November 15th.  Also, hunting at night and shooting from, down, or across a roadway is illegal.

The ministry takes this situation very seriously and is looking to identify those responsible.

If you have any information that will assist Conservation Officers in their investigation, please contact the ministry TIPS line toll free at 1-877-847-7667.  Or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Conservation Officers remind everyone that by respecting seasons, sanctuaries, bag and possession limits, we all help ensure our natural resources stay healthy. To report a natural resource problem or provide information about an unsolved case, members of the public can call the ministry TIPS line toll free at 1-877-847-7667. You can also call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS. For more information about unsolved cases, please visit ontario.ca/mnrftips.


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