NEW ULM - August Schell Brewery President Ted Marti is offering a reward to anyone providing information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or person responsible for killing a male deer at the brewery's deer park.
New Ulm Police were contacted at 10:03 a.m. Friday by the brewery for a report of animal cruelty. Arriving at the brewery, police determined that a male deer that the brewery owns and keeps in a fenced-in deer park had been killed by a person or persons within the past 36 hours.
Police and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are investigating the crime. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 507-233-6750 or the DNR Turn In Poachers hot line 1-800-652-9093.