Arizona Game & Fish Commissioner Cited for Poaching

Arizona Game and Fish Commissioner Jack Husted has been cited for killing a prairie dog out of season. He is charged under ARS 17-309.  You can read the citation and complaint here.

Click here for the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) Incident Report

It is early in the process as the case was just filed. ADLA will continue to follow the case, and we have requested case records.

News Media Reports

TV 3 News interviews Jack Husted and ADLA's Stephanie Nichols-Young

Game Commissioner Husted cited for killing prairie dog - White Mountain Independent

Arizona Game & Fish Commissioner pleads not guilty to poaching - Arizona Capitol Times

He should pay up and feel lucky - Arizona Republic editorial

Game commissioners, set example - Arizona Republic letter to editor

Ever hear of setting a good example? - Linda Valdez, Arizona Republic