The Murrumbidgee Police District have charged a 49-year-old Euabalong man with a string of hunting, trespassing and livestock offences.
Rural Crime Investigators were notified of alleged illegal hunting and livestock theft at Nombinnie Nature Reserve, north of Hillston on May 11.
Following an investigation, and the seizing of a trailer containing rangeland goats, a drone and hunting equipment, the suspect was arrested at Lake Cargelligo Police Station on Tuesday May 19.
The man has now been charged with 18 offences, including stealing livestock, killing livestock, aggravated rural trespass, illegal hunting, and national park related offences.
Detective Sergeant Damian Nott from the Rural Crime Prevention Team said that police can and will turn up anywhere in regional areas.
"Provisions are in place for police to seize vehicles and hunting equipment when a crime is believed to have taken place," Detective Sergeant Nott said.
"This result sends a clear message to anyone doing the wrong thing that serious penalties apply."
The has been granted conditional bail and will appear in Griffith Local Court on July 14.
Police investigations are still ongoing into the alleged sale and distribution of unlawfully obtained goats.
NSW Police urges any readers with information relating to livestock theft to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.
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