LDWF agents seeking leads for illegally killed alligator

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division is seeking leads for the illegal killing of an alligator in Ascension Parish.

LDWF Agents were notified on Oct. 19 about an alligator that was shot with an arrow in Bayou Manchac near Alligator Bayou. Agents responded to the scene and found the deceased 12-and-a-half-foot alligator with a 20-inch carbon express carbon crossbow arrow with green and white fletching sticking out.

Agents are asking anyone with information related to this case to please contact Louisiana’s Operation Game Thief at 1-800-442-2511 or use the tip411 app. People with information can remain anonymous and could be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward.