Illegally harvested alligators found in Van Zandt County; $1,000 reward available for information

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GRAND SALINE, Texas (KETK)- Illegally harvested alligators were dumped in Van Zandt County. Now, game wardens are asking the public to help them find those responsible.

The animals were shot with a small caliber in their head. Then, they were dumped around May 6-7 and were found at the intersection of FM 857 and Van Zandt County Road 1507 in Grand Saline, Texas.

According to Operation Game Thief, they are offering a reward of up to $1,000 for any information that leads to the identification and arrest of the people who committed this offense.

If you know anything about the case, you may call 800-972-GAME (4263). This is the Operation Game Thief line.

People can also call Game Warden Daylan Damron at 903-340-6786 with any questions.

*WARNING some of the images below may be graphic for some viewers.

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