Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Quogue Village Police are looking for the person or persons who stole a bird from a wildlife refuge in Quogue in July.
An unknown person entered the Quogue Wildlife Refuge, located at 3 Old Country Road, between 3 a.m. and 4:15 a.m. on July 16 and cut the fencing around the enclosure of a 35- year-old male bald eagle and stole the bird. The bald eagle has a partially amputated right-wing and is unable to fly. A picture of the animal is below.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637) or by email at www.tipsubmit.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.