The Rural Crime Prevention Team are renewing their appeal for information in relation to the unlawful killing and butchering of a cow earlier this year.
The breakthrough came after detectives received further information about the “alarming crime” in January.
On the evening of January 15, 2018, an Angus heifer was unlawfully shot on a property on Mosquito Creek Road, Pallamallawa, east of Moree.
The offenders butchered the cow and stole the carcass, leaving the other remains of the cow behind.
Rural Crime Investigators from Moree have been investigating the incident.
Officers are particularly interested in speaking to anyone who may have seen two vehicles acting suspiciously in the area on the evening, or may have heard gunshots in the vicinity.
Police warn anyone found guilty of the offence faces a maximum of 14 years behind bars.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Moree Rural Crime Prevention Team on 02 6757 0799 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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