New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Media contact: Clint Henson, (575) 445-2311
clint.henson@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, OCT. 22, 2010:

EXPECT ROADBLOCKS STATEWIDE DURING HUNTING SEASONS

Hunters and other outdoor travelers may encounter delays beginning this fall as the Department of Game and Fish conducts roadblocks throughout the state to collect harvest data and apprehend fish and wildlife law violators.

Conservation officers will check for compliance with hunting and fishing laws, and registration requirements and safety provisions of the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Act. Drivers of vehicles hauling wood products will be asked to produce documentation required by the Forestry Conservation Act.
 
Department officers may be assisted by other law enforcement agencies, including the U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico State Police and county sheriffs’ department officers.

To report a violation, contact your local conservation officer or call the toll-free Operation Game Thief hotline at (800) 432-GAME (4263). Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for rewards for information leading to the apprehension of game law violators.

 

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