Press Release

October 21, 2013

Reward Increased/Eagle Killing

October 21, 2013: The Maine Warden Service was contacted this weekend by John Banks of the Penobscot Nation. Banks indicated that the Penobscot Nation is extremely concerned about Bald Eagles in the State of Maine and they wanted to do what they could to assist with the apprehension of the person who killed the eagle last week in Hermon. Subsequently, he Penobscot Nation has offered to increase the reward by $1000.00 making the total of a $2000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot the Bald Eagle in Hermon last week.

Anyone with information should call Operation Game Thief Hotline at 1-800-ALERT-US.

Please direct media related calls to Corporal John MacDonald by calling: Public Safety Dispatch in Gray at 207-657-3030 Email at: john.macdonald@maine.gov