BLM increases reward for information on California wild burro killings

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – The Bureau of Land Management introduced an elevated reward of $36,000 for information resulting in justice within the capturing and killing of 19 wild burros.

The killings passed off between Baker, California, and Primm, Nevada in August of 2019.

BLM is once more providing a $10,000 reward within the ongoing investigation. Additional rewards are additionally being provided by American Wild Horse Conservation ($6,500), The Humane Society of the United States ($2,500), The Platero Project – Seattle ($16,000), and the Animal Defense Council ($1,000).

$10,000 reward offered in killing of 19 wild burros along I-15

Investigators have doubtlessly linked the killings to 2 autos and uniquely painted cartridges discovered on the scene.

BLM legislation enforcement recognized two autos of curiosity and need to converse with the house owners of a grey or silver 2008 Toyota prolonged cab pickup with flared fenders and a brush guard, and a white 2008 Toyota prolonged cab pickup with a white camper shell, white rims, sunroof, and brush guard.

Video surveillance captured each autos touring collectively and final seen in Primm, on Aug. 13, 2019, at 6:32 a.m., within the parking zone of Whiskey Pete’s Hotel and Casino.

BLM particular brokers recognized the weapon used to kill the wild burros as a .30-06 caliber rifle, presumably classic. Special brokers additionally consider the particular person or individuals accountable used reloaded ammunition marked with pink/orange paint on the underside of their cartridges.

Anyone with any information in regards to the crime is strongly inspired to contact the 24-hour crime reporting system at 909-987-5005. BLM particular brokers encourage callers to go away contact information for follow-up.

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