Detectives investigate illegally dumped pig carcasses in Moree

Barwon Rural Crime Prevention Team detectives are appealing for information in relation to a number of pig carcasses that were dumped on the eastern side of Moree.

The animals were dumped on the side of the highway on the eastern side of town.

The illegal dumping of these feral animals, especially so close to town poses a serious Biosecurity risk with diseases such as Leptospirosis and also attracts significant fines under the Biosecurity Act.

Police are also investigating links to illegal hunting and trespassing in the Barwon area.

If you have any information that can help police solve this investigation, please give Detective Senior Constable Bec Peachey a call on 67570869 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.