Louisiana Operation Game Thief Awards $4,200 To Tipsters

Louisiana Operation Game Thief Inc. (LOGT), a Louisiana wildlife crime-stoppers program, awarded $4,200 to residents statewide at its meeting on Feb 6, in Baton Rouge.

The LOGT board reviewed 13 cases that included public tips from informants. A total of 17 subjects were apprehended and 71 offenses were written in regards to the reviewed cases.

The cases reviewed consisted of deer, migratory game bird, turkey and convicted felons in possession of firearm cases.

LOGT has paid out a total of $446,810.00 in reward money to informants since the start of the program in 1984.

Anyone wishing to report wildlife or fisheries violations should anonymously call LDWF’s 24-hour toll free Operation Game Thief hotline at (800) 442-2511 or use LDWF’s tip411 program. To use the tip411 program, tipsters can text LADWF and their tip to 847411 or download the “LADWF Tips” iPhone and Android apps.

To make a donation to the LOGT that can be used for cash rewards, contact Lt. Will Roberts at wroberts@wlf.la.gov.